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An open labeled study to evaluate efficacy and safety of ampucare in patients with bedsore

Journal: International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 371-374

Keywords : Ampucare; Bedsore; Povidone iodine; Wound healing;

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Background: To evaluate efficacy and safety of ampucare, a polyherbal product, in patients with bedsore. Methods: One hundred patients, either sex, more than 18 years of age, with bedsore were divided in to two groups of 50 each. Group-I- Served as control- povidone iodine solution was applied locally on the bedsore, once daily. Group- II- Treatment group- ampucare lotion was applied locally, once daily. Primary end point was time to wound healing and secondary end point included reduction in wound surface area at day-7 and at treatment completion. Percent patients cured, improved, or treatment failure were noted. Depth of wound, % healing and adverse effects were recorded. Results: Application of ampucare in patients with bedsore resulted in rapid healing as compared to control group. Reduction in wound surface area was significant (p

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