268 pages | 2 B/W Illus.
Regulatory affairs and pharmacological drug safety issues of Ayurvedic medicine has been overlooked by practitioners for many years. Research in Ayurveda is now a world-wide phenomenon, and several large pharmaceutical corporations are investing money for novel drug discovery from Ayurvedic sources. This book examines the regulatory and pharmacological aspects and includes extensive data on scientific evaluation carried out on Ayurvedic formulations. It will also serve as a reference book on standardization, pre-clinical studies, and clinical and toxicological studies on Ayurvedic formulations.
Regulatory Affairs in Ayurveda. Introduction to Regulatory Affairs. Introduction to Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India. Drug Cosmetic Act and Ayurvedic Drugs. Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturing License. Good Manufacturing Practices for Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Medicines (SCHEDULE T). Ayurvedic Drug Industry. Pharmacovigilance of Ayurvedic Drugs. Heavy Metal Content of Ayurvedic Formulations. Genotoxicity of Ayurvedic Formulations. Aristolochic Acid Distribution in Ayurvedic Formulations. Patent and IPR Issues of Ayurvedic Formulations. Ayurvedic Nutraceuticals. Ayurvedic Cosmetics. Pharmacological Investigations on Ayurvedic Formulations. A-Z of Major Ayurvedic Formulations.