Sambong As A Diuretic And Treatment Of Urinary Tract Stones

INVENTORS:  NIRPROMP   OVERVIEW: One fourth of all admissions to the Division of Urology in the Philippine General Hospital involved urinary tract stones, of which nearly 80% required surgical intervention. Urinary tract stones are formed upon super saturation of the urine with salts and minerals. One of the complications is the complete blockage of the urinary […]

Ampalaya For Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes

INVENTORS: NIRPROMP OVERVIEW: The Philippines is an emerging hotspot for diabetes.  There are about 6 million diabetic patients in the country and many more who are yet to be diagnosed. Diabetes is a chronic condition which requires daily maintenance medicines to prevent morbidity, complications and mortality. Poor control of blood sugar leads to end organ damage […]

Lagundi for Cough and Asthma

INVENTORS: NIRPROMP OVERVIEW: Respiratory tract infections, including bronchitis and bronchiolitis are among the top ten leading causes of morbidity in the Philippines. Asthma is also the most common chronic respiratory disease in our country. Both conditions are expensive to treat and control as well having a negative effect on a person’s quality of life. TECHNOLOGY […]

Tsaang Gubat tablet for Relief of Gastrointestinal and Biliary Colic

INVENTORS:  NIRPROMP   OVERVIEW:  Severe abdominal pains from spasm of the gut are seen in adult patients with diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulosis and gastroenteritis (diarrhea). Abdominal cramps and pain make it difficult for these persons to function well in their jobs and some even need to be brought to the emergency room […]

Ulasimang bato as Antihyperurecemic Agent

INVENTORS: NIRPROMP OVERVIEW: Around 1.6 million Filipinos suffer from gout, which makes it the most common inflammatory type of arthritis in the country. Having hyperuricemia or a high serum uric acid level is directly correlated with the development of gout, renal stones and skin tophi. Approximately 28% of all Filipinos have hyperuricemia. This may be due to […]

Yerba Buena Tablet for Pain

INVENTORS: NIRPROMP OVERVIEW: Adequate postoperative control of pain is necessary for the successful management of a patient who underwent surgery. The benefits of effective postoperative pain control include increased patient comfort and satisfaction, early mobilization with less heart and lung complications, as well as decreased risk of blood clots. Also, the patient also has a […]