What is an alternative to Wysolone for ITP?

Introduction

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an immune disorder which causes bleeding due to the low level of platelet count. It can be a life-threatening disease. Wysolone is commonly prescribed for ITP. It is a steroid and used in the treatment of various diseases. But it also produces various side effects like abdominal bloating, hypertension, menstrual irregularities, anxiety, etc. So, there is a need for an alternative treatment to Wysolone for ITP. Planet Ayurveda provides the best alternative treatment for ITP. They provide ITP Care Pack which includes herbal products that are free from any side effects.

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

What is ITP?

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder in which blood does not clot properly due to the low level of platelets which leads to excessive bleeding

It is also known as Immune thrombocytopenic. ITP may occur in children, adult but in adult, women are more likely to develop this disease.

What are the Causes of ITP?

There are many reasons for ITP but abnormal functioning of the immune system is the main cause of ITP.  It occurs when the immune system starts to produce antibodies against platelets and starts to destroy them. Platelets help in blood clotting but low level of platelets cause excess bleeding. In most children, ITP occurs due to viral infection and in adults, it may be due to some infections like HIV, hepatitis or H. pylori.

  • What are the symptoms of ITP?
  • Blue-colored spots appear over the whole body
  • Excessive bruising
  • Bleeding from the gums or nose
  • Unusual heavy menstrual flow
  • Blood in urine or stools’

What is Wysolone?

Wysolone is a steroid or corticosteroid which is prescribed for the treatment of ITP. It is used to treat inflammation, allergic reactions, blood disorders, and immune system disorders, etc.

But it causes many side effects that may be mild and serious.

What are the side effects of Wysolone?

Common side-effects of Wysolone

  • Weight gain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Anxiety
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Bone degradation
  • Abnormal menstrual cycle
  • Muscle disorders
  • Decreased libido
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Acne and scars on the skin
  • Redness of skin
  • Cataract

Alternative Treatment of ITP

Life-threatening side effects of Wysolone

  • A very serious allergic reaction (Anaphylaxis)
  • Inflammation of the spinal cord (Arachnoiditis)
  • Inflammation of the blood vessels (Vasculitis)
  • Bleeding in stomach and intestines

Wysolone produces so many side effects which can be life-threating for the patient. So, there is a need for an alternative treatment to Wysolone which provides safe treatment for ITP.

What is an alternative to Wysolone for ITP?

Ayurveda is the best alternative treatment for ITP. There are various herbs used in Ayurvedic formulations which are safe and have no side effects like Wysolone.

ITP Treatment in Ayurveda(Reference: Charak Samhita, Part 2, Chikitsasthanam, Raktpittchikitsa adhyaya: 8)

Meaning: Due to the excessive intake of hot, bitter and sour tasting things, there is a vitiation of Pitta dosha which gets mixed up with the blood tissue. Pitta is produced in the blood, when it mixes with blood it vitiates blood. As a result, there is a production of heat in the blood and due to heat, tissues such as muscles and blood get destroyed.

Planet Ayurveda offers “ITP care pack”.It includes various herbal formulations for the treatment of ITP. These formulations contain natural herbs and do not contain any chemical, preservative, and additives.

These formulations are safe to use without any side effects.

  • They provide “ITP care pack” for kids, children, and adults.
  • ITP care pack” for Adults

ITP Care Pack for Adults consists of

  1. Immune Booster
  2. Ashwagandha Capsules
  3. Giloy Capsules
  4. Gandhak Rasayan
  5. Green Essentials
  6. Kumar Kalyan Ras
  7. Brahmi Chywanprash
  8. Suvarna Basant Malti Ras

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ITP Care Pack for Adults

ITP Care Pack for Children (5 years to 14 years)

  1. Giloy Capsules
  2. Ashwagandha Capsules
  3. Gandhak Rasayana
  4. Immune Booster
  5. Green Essentials
  6. Brahmi Chywanprash
  7. Pitta Balance
  8. Kumar Kalyan Ras
  9. Suvarna Basant Malti Ras

ITP Care Pack for Children

ITP Care Pack for Children

ITP Care Pack for Kids (less than 5 years)

  1. Giloy Capsules
  2. Ashwagandha Capsules
  3. Gandhak Rasayan
  4. Immune Booster
  5. Kumar Kalyan Ras
  6. Infee Syrup
  7. Arvindasava Syrup
  8. Praval Panchamrit
ITP Care Pack
Herbal Supplements

Products description

These herbs balance the Vata and Pitta dosha which are directly associated with ITP.

1.GILOY CAPSULES

Giloy Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared by using the standardized extract of Guduchi Tinosporacordifolia.

These herbs balance the Vata and Pitta dosha which are directly associated with ITP. Giloy Capsules have platelet count increasing properties. It also has antioxidant and astringent property.

Dosages: One capsule, twice daily, with water after meals

2.ASHWAGANDHA CAPSULES

These Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared by using the standardized extract of the herb Withaniasomnifera. This herb increases platelet count by preventing the abnormal activity of the immune system. Thus very useful in the Ayurvedic treatment of ITP

Dosages: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals

3.GANDHAK RASAYAN

Gandhak Rasayan is a classical mineral-based medicine which contains sulphur processed with herbal juice as the main ingredient. These tablets are useful in bleeding disorders, improves skin complexion and immunity.

Dosages: Two tablets, twice daily, with water after meals

4.IMMUNE BOOSTER

Immune Booster Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are a combination of various herbs such as grape seeds (Vitis vinifera), Go- Piyush (Bovine colustrums), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis). These capsules act on the immune system and help in improving the impaired immune system and increase platelet count.

Dosages: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals

5.PITTA BALANCE CAPSULES

These capsules of Planet Ayurveda are formulated by the combination of various natural ingredients such as Praval Pishti (Coral Calcium), Akik Pishti (Agate Calcium), Jawar Mohra Pishti (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), Kamdudha Ras (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium) and Giloy satva (Tinospora corifolia stem extract). These capsules help in balancing pitta dosha which is directly related to a blood disorder.

Dosages: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals

6.GREEN ESSENTIAL CAPSULES

The ingredients of Green Essential Capsules are Grape Seed (Vitis vinifera), Wheat Grass (Triticulum aestivum), Spirullina (Spirulina platensis) and Amla (Emblica officinalis). These herbs promote the production of Rakta dhatu and increase the platelet level in the patient of ITP.

Dosages: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.