Caripill tablet contains Carica Papaya leaf extract. Carica papaya extract contains the enzyme papain. Papain is proteolytic, meaning that it digests (non-living) proteins. This enzymatic preparation improves digestion in general, papain has also been used orally to treat less serious digestion disorders (bloating and chronic indigestion).
Papaya Leaf especially aids in the digestion of proteins but also helps to digest carbohydrates and fats. Papaya leaf also shows promise as an aid in combating ulcers. The softening and disintegrating qualities of papain generally in alkaline combination have been taken advantage of the treatment of Dyspepsia.
Papaya leaf is used to increase low blood platelet count in Dengue fever and Chikungunya.
Low platelet count, means that the blood possesses too few thrombocytes or specialized blood cells called platelets that help to aid in blood clotting.
Dengue is caused by Aedes aegypti mosquito. It is characterized by fever rash, joint pain, and muscle pains.
Use under Medical Supervision.
1.How does Caripill work?
Caripill contains Carica papaya leaf extract which is used in thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) associated with dengue. In dengue platelet count decreases significantly due to virus infection. Carica papaya leaf extract has been found to increase the activity of genes which increase the platelet production.
2.Is Caripill good for dengue treatment?
Yes, Caripill is good for dengue as it helps in the improvement in platelet count which falls significantly in dengue. Symptoms of dengue include a severe headache, severe eye pain (behind eyes), joint pain, rashes on the skin, mild bleeding from nose or gums. Caripill will restore the normal platelet count and thus symptoms of Dengue will start subsiding slowly over a period of time. Regular monitoring of platelet count is very important along with Caripill treatment.
3.Does Caripill contains papaya extract?
Yes, Caripill contains papaya extract. Carica papaya in Caripill is useful in the management of dengue as it helps in restoring platelet count which falls during dengue. With Caripill treatment, regular monitoring of platelet count and blood cell count is very essential.
4.For how long I need to take Caripill?
You can take Caripil as long as the symptoms of dengue persist or till when platelet count reaches to a normal level. Regular monitoring of platelet count is very important. If you observe no change in platelet count immediately consult your doctor.
5.Can I take metformin with Caripill?
No, it is not advisable to take Caripill with metformin. As some studies have shown that co-administration may lead to very low blood glucose levels. So it is better to avoid metformin when you are taking Caripill.
6.Can I use Caripill for cancer?
No, Caripil is not indicated in the treatment of cancer. Carica papaya in Caripill is useful in the management of dengue as it helps in restoring platelet count which falls during dengue. With Caripill
treatment regular monitoring of platelet count and blood cell count is very essential.
7.Can I take Caripill with paracetamol (PCM)?
Yes, you can take Caripill with paracetamol. Carica papaya in Caripill is useful in the management of dengue as it helps in restoring platelet count which falls during dengue. Whereas paracetamol is a NSAID which reduces fever.
8.Can I take Caripill for dengue fever?
No, Caripil is not used in dengue fever. Carica papaya in Caripill only works to restore platelet count which significantly falls during dengue. For fever associated with Dengue, please consult your doctor and take paracetamol.