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Life Sciences

Pharmaceutical formulation useful for the treatment of Hepatitis B,C and other viral infections of the liver and a process for its preparation.
Ref No:KCRC01/023
Sub Class: Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
Technology Outcome: Product, Process
Development Status: Commercialized, Clinical Trials
IPR Status: Patented
Technology Description: A pharmaceutical formulation prepared from the biotyped variety of the medicinal plant, Phyllanthus amarus, useful for the treatment of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and other related viral infections of the liver with antihepatotoxic and liver cell regenerating potentials and immunomodulating properties. It confirms, that the parts of the biotyped variety of the medicinal plant, Phyllanthus amarus are extracted separately with a polar solvent alone, polar solvent and water in specific ratios and water alone and when such extracts are mixed together, the resultant formulation has all the essential anti-viral and biological properties. Application areas are medicinal plant research, herbal drug development, anti-viral drugs. The competitive advantage is: (i) It can be used as an alternative medicine for chronic liver diseases.
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Source: Madras University