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The Efficacy of Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai for Treatment Primary Dysmenorrhea

Information source: Mahidol University
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Condition(s) targeted: Primary Dysmenorrhea

Intervention: Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai with or without mefenamic acid (Drug); Placebo with or without mefenamic acid (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Mahidol University

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Thanyarat Wongwananuruk, MD., Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology


Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai is a Thai traditional herbal drug for pain treatment. Mostly it was used for antipain during menstruation or dysmenorrhea. This drug has been described by alternative medical doctor for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea for more than 10 years and showed clinical satisfied response. From review about this agent, it does not have clinical trial to prove its efficacy. So the author produce this research to study in efficacy of Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai.

Clinical Details

Official title: The Efficacy of Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai for Treatment Primary Dysmenorrhea

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Pain score between experimental and placebo group

Secondary outcome:

To study about adverse effects of Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai

Number of mefenamic acid for breaking pain during study of both group

Detailed description: The participants were allocated in the study by block randomization and double blind. In experiment-group was treated with Ayurved Siriraj Prasaplai and control-group was treated with placebo (non-active agent). Both of drug was made in the same appearance of capsule (size and color). The participants have to start the drug when they have menstruation after that the dosage is 2 capsules for 3 times per day (after-meal) continue to 3 days. The participant have to record pain score (minimal/maximal/mean score) and multidimensional score in daily card, side effect and satisfaction. If the participant couldn't tolerate the pain, they could break the pain with mefenamic acid. They have record number of mefenamic acid which they used too. This study evaluate in only one cycle. After complete record, the participant come back to investigator for sending the report.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 45 Years. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Woman who is diagnosed of primary dysmenorrhea.

- Woman who has regular menstruation.

- woman who has numeric rating score for pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea) more

than score 5 and continuous for 3 menstrual cycle.

- Woman who want to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Woman who has allergic history for herbal or other components in Ayurved Siriraj

Prasaplai drug.

- Woman who has hormonal contraception.

- Woman who has other diseases which is caused of abdominal pain.

- Breast feeding woman

Locations and Contacts

Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2011
Last updated: August 26, 2013

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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