Ayurveda Medication exhibits beneficial effect for Chronic Pancreatitis in long term follow up: Case Series
Chronic Pancreatitis (CP) is a progressive chronic inflammatory and fibrotic disorders of pancreas with an incidence of 4.2 to 7.3 of 10,000 hospitalised cases and more than 50% cases are among excessive alcohol consumption patents and smokers. Pancreas is referred as Agnasaya in Ayurveda. Pachaka pitta is assumed as the dravya of Agni and Agnasaya is the container of Agni. Three cases of Chronic Pancreatitis (CP) were treated with pitta samaka medications, mruduvirechana (purgation) and Siddha Makaradwaja. Ayurveda medications can able to complete regression of pain; increased appetite, body weight, albumin and hemogram in all patients after six months of therapy. The Ayurveda medications can correct the pancreatic enzymes and morphological changes in chronic pancreatitis. Ayurveda medication exhibits beneficial effect for Chronic Pancreatitis and remission of CP was found safe and effective in long term use and follow up even without medication.