Vati & Gutika

Prabhakar Vati

Prabhakar Vati is a cardiac tonic and cardioprotective ayurvedic medicine. It is used to treat heart palpitation, atrial fibrillation (AF), congestive heart failure, myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle), and coronary artery disease (CAD). Generally, it is prescribed along with Arjuna Ksheera Paka for getting better results in these heart diseases. In heart patients, it also improves vigor and overall physical and mental strength.

In addition to heart problems, it is also beneficial for reducing restlessness, hyperacidity, gastritis, vertigo, sour belching, loss of appetite, and anemia. In kidney disease (chronic renal failure), it is also used for its cardioprotective action and preserving the strength of the heart.

Ingredients (Composition)

Swarna Makshik Bhasma1 Part
Loha Bhasma1 Part
Abhrak Bhasma1 Part
Vanshlochan (Tabasheer) – Bamboo Manna1 Part
Shuddha Shilajit (Asphaltum)1 Part
Arjuna – Terminalia Arjuna DecoctionQ.S.

Pharmacological Actions

Prabhakar Vati strengthens the heart and improves cardiac functions. A study confirms it has potent antianginal and cardioprotective actions. (1)

Dosha Karma

Prabhakar Vati mainly prescribed in heart diseases with the aggravation of Pitta Dosha and Vata Dosha. It also reduces on Kapha Dosha. Therefore, it can be used in all patients with heart disease regardless the Dosha consideration. The main purpose of this medicine to provide strength to the heart and improve heart functions.

Medicinal Properties

Prabhakar Vati has following healing properties.

  • Cardioprotective
  • Cardiac tonic
  • Antiarrhythmic
  • Antianginal
  • Positive Inotropic – strengthens force of heart
  • Haematinic (increases hemoglobin levels)
  • Anti-atherogenic
  • Mild antacid
  • Digestive

Therapeutic Indications

Prabhakar Vati is helpful in following health conditions.

Main Indications

  1. Heart palpitation
  2. Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  3. Congestive heart failure
  4. Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle)
  5. Coronary artery disease (CAD)
  6. Angina pectoris

Other Indications

  • Hyperacidity along with sour belching
  • Heartburn
  • Acid reflux
  • Restlessness
  • Vertigo
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anemia

Preventive Medicine

  • Kidney disease – to preserve strength of the heart and improves blood circulation
  • Anemia – to strengthen the heart and improve the oxygen supply to the heart

Prabhakar Vati Benefits & Medicinal Uses

Prabhakar Vati is a balanced ayurvedic formulation that is used in heart diseases discussed above without consideration of Dosha. It improves the strength of the heart and increases blood circulation in the body. This formulation is prepared in such a way that it treats all symptoms and complications of heart diseases.

Dosage & Administration

Children1 Tablets (250 mg) Thrice Daily
Adults2 Tablets (500 mg) Thrice Daily
Maximum Possible Dosage6 Tablets (1.5 gram) per day (in divided doses)

How to Take Prabhakar Vati (PV)

Doses (how many times should I take PV?)2 to 3 times a day
Right Time (When should I take PV?)In heart diseases, it should be taken after a meal. For improving digestion, it should be taken before a meal. In hyperacidity, it should be taken in between meal.
AdjuvantWith Arjuna Ksheera Paka or lukewarm Milk

Safety Profile

Prabhakar Vati is considered safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects of Prabhakar Vati

There are no side effects reported with the use of Prabhakar Vati.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

The safety profile of Prabhakar Vati is not well established for pregnant women. However, ingredients used in Prabhakar Vati in the provided ratio are not likely to cause any side effects during pregnancy. You should consult an ayurvedic physician before using Prabhakar Vati during pregnancy.

Prabhakar Vati is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Prabhakar Vati in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.


There are no absolute contraindications for Prabhakar Vati.

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