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Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study

Sujata Yadav, Deepa Mishra, Shikha, Reena Pargi.

Abstract
Background and rationale- The entire human community has been gripped by Corona Virus pandemic and all the system of medicine trying their hard to manage Covid-19. Ayurveda also came forward and offered hands to curb this disease.
Aims and Objective- The aim of the study is to find the therapeutic potential of Ayurveda by conducting a retrospective observational study in early phase of pandemic in a government Ayurvedic hospital in Delhi. Materials and Methods- A single-center, observational study was done on 273 cases, admitted at Designated Covid Health Care Centre, New Delhi during period of 21st April 2020 and 30 th June 2020. Data was retrieved through Case record files of Covid-19 patients and analyzed. All the Patients were divided into five groups on the basis of medicines (Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines) were given according to symptoms. Result- Cough (32.60%), fever (28.94%), sore throat (23.81%) and breathlessness (12.82%) were prevailing presenting symptoms in patients, out of which 17.22% had co-morbidities. Doshik dominance of Vata dosha (48.0%), pitta dosha (36.5%) and kapha dosha (15.5%) was found in symptomatology. 23% patients were managed with Sanshamni Vati (Guduchi), Ayush Kwath (Tulsi+Dalchini+Shunthi+Marich) only while in 61% some other medicines along with these two were required to be added according to various symptoms of respiratory, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems majorly. Yoga and few other modalities, as per AYUSH guidelines, were given to all patients. 94.5% patients improved without developing complications and only 5.5% were referred to higher centre. No mortality and adverse
effects were reported.
Conclusion- Mapping of Covid-19 showed that it is Vatolvan, Pitta madhya, heena Kapha Sannipatik Jwara and Agantuja Jwara in Ayurvedic perspective. Majority of the patients were managed effectively with ayurvedic medicines preferentially Sanshamni vati, AYUSH kwath and few of the patients were dealt with integrated approach.

Key words: Covid-19, Sannipatik Jwara, Retrospective, Cohort Study, Treatment outcome.


 
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Yadav S, Mishra D, S, Pargi R. Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. AAM. 2021; 10(3): 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731


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Yadav S, Mishra D, S, Pargi R. Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. AAM. 2021; 10(3): 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav S, Mishra D, S, Pargi R. Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. AAM. (2021), [cited August 15, 2023]; 10(3): 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav, S., Mishra, . D., , . S. & Pargi, . R. (2021) Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. AAM, 10 (3), 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav, Sujata, Deepa Mishra, Shikha, and Reena Pargi. 2021. Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 10 (3), 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav, Sujata, Deepa Mishra, Shikha, and Reena Pargi. "Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 10 (2021), 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav, Sujata, Deepa Mishra, Shikha, and Reena Pargi. "Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 10.3 (2021), 244-254. Print. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731



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Yadav, S., Mishra, . D., , . S. & Pargi, . R. (2021) Analyzing Symptomatology and Effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment in COVID-19 during early stage of Pandemic in Government Ayurveda Hospital, Delhi - A Cohort Observational Retrospective Study. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 10 (3), 244-254. doi:10.5455/AAM.62731