Himalaya Drug Company, the producer of leading household
brands like Liv 52 and Ayurvedic Concepts, has announced
the launch of two new products Menosan, for management
of menopausal symptoms, and Reosto, a drug to combat osteoporosis
under its medicinal range of products.
general manager (pharma marketing) Philipe J Haydon says:
Clinical trials and research have shown that Menosan
is considered to be an ideal alternative to hormone replacement
therapy without the associated risks and adverse effects.
Menosan is a unique herbal formulation that contains phytoestrogens
with benefits in managing short and long-term symptoms.
In addition, Menosan helps women cope with the discomfort
and unpleasant symptoms associated with menopause without
adds: Reosto, being a natural source of calcium,
eliminates the risk of abnormally high calcium and vitamin
D levels in blood, thereby helps preventing formation
of calcium stones in the urinary tract. It helps to slow
bone loss and reduce the incidence of fractures. The presence
of phytoestrogens helps in modulating the synthesis and
utilisation of various hormones to restore the hormonal
balance without any side-effects.
features of Menosan:
Menosan improves hormone utilisation and overall hormonal
balance. It provides relief from bothersome symptoms like
excessive sweating, insomnia and headache associated with
menopause. Menosan reduces irritability, fatigue, depression
and hot flushes. It also aids in relieving bone and joint
pains, and provides regulation of urinary tract functions.
contains ingredients such as ashoka, shatavari and yashti-madhu,
which contain phytoestrogens that have significant advantages
over synthetic estrogens. The product, priced at Rs 2
per tablet, comes in a convenient dose pack of 60 tablets
and is to be taken twice daily.
features of Reosto:
is a condition of excessive skeletal fragility resulting
in bones that break easily and considered to be a major
health problem of modern times. Osteoporosis accounts
for more than 1.5 million fractures annually with women
being more prone to this disorder. Though there are various
treatment options available in the market, they have always
been associated with inconvenience, increased risk of
side-effects and exorbitant costs.
product has as its ingredients guggulu (hypolipidemic
and anti-inflammatory), godanti bhasma (natural calcium),
rasna (analgesic and anti-inflammatory), arjuna (cardioprotective),
and ashvagandha (antistress adaptogenic agent, which also
contains phyto hormones) and kukkutandatvak bhasma (natural
calcium). It has undergone extensive tests that establish
its safety and efficacy.
with a twice-daily dose, comes affordably priced at Rs
1.50 per tablet and is available in a convenient dose
pack of 60 tablets.
Since its inception in 1930, Himalaya has pioneered the
use of modern science to rediscover and validate ayurvedas
secrets. Today, Himalaya products serve the health and
personal care needs of consumers in over 55 countries
including the US, the UK, Holland, Switzerland and Belgium.
formulations of Himalaya are subject to primary research
for up to 10 years before it reaches the consumer at the
final product. It is this emphasis on research and stringent
quality standards that has led 200,000 doctors worldwide
to endorse Himalaya products.