Some of the areas of concern include understanding pathogenesis; genetic and immunological basis of disease manifestation; pathogenesis and management of leprotic neuropathy; new and effective antileprotic
drugs; and vaccines against leprosy.
Children below 5 years, patients on antileprotic
treatment, pregnant women were excluded.
Hemidesmus indicius (hemidesmus), originally used in Ayurvedic and other traditional medicines for conditions such as rheumatism, leprosy, impotence, skin infections, fever, leucoderma, bronchitis and leucorrhea, has been demonstrated to exhibit a variety of therapeutic activities including being anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, antibacterial, antileprotic
A number of factors have been implicated in precipitating ENL, such as conditions leading to physiological or mental stress, pregnancy, trauma, intercurrent illness, vaccination, and a variety of drugs including anti-leprosy medications and common antibiotics taken for other illnesses, which are also antileprotic
Case of severe poisoning with diamino-diphenylsulfone (DDS)--an antileprotic
The Negritos of the Philippines apply the bruised leaves directly to eczema, psoriasis and rashes etc (3) Other traditional uses range from an anti-inflammatory agent of the urinary tract, venereal diseases vermifuge, diuretic, antirheumatic, antiulcer, analgesic, antiemetic, laxative, improvement of appetite, antileprotic
, treatment of respiratory and eye problems, to treatment of asthma (1), (4-11).
action of an extract from 'Anantamul' (Hemidesmus indicus R.
2006) and with antileprotic
activity (Barbosa-Filho et al.