Prabhakar Vati is an ayurvedic cardiac tonic and cardioprotective 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.
Table of Contents
- 1 Ingredients (Composition)
- 2 Pharmacological Actions
- 3 Therapeutic Indications
- 4 Prabhakar Vati Benefits & Medicinal Uses
- 5 Dosage & Administration
- 6 Safety Profile
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Prabhakar Vati strengthens the heart and improves cardiac functions. A study confirms it has potent antianginal and cardioprotective actions. (1)
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.
Prabhakar Vati has following healing properties.
- Cardiac tonic
- Positive Inotropic – strengthens force of heart
- Haematinic (increases hemoglobin levels)
- Mild antacid
Prabhakar Vati is helpful in following health conditions.
- Heart palpitation
- Atrial fibrillation (AF)
- Congestive heart failure
- Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle)
- Coronary artery disease (CAD)
- Angina pectoris
- Hyperacidity along with sour belching
- Acid reflux
- Loss of appetite
- 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
|Children||1 Tablets (250 mg) Thrice Daily|
|Adults||2 Tablets (500 mg) Thrice Daily|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||6 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.|
|Adjuvant||With Arjuna Ksheera Paka or lukewarm Milk|
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.