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Table 5 Incidence of adverse events

From: A double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study of the efficacy and safety of 5-Loxin®for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

Adverse events Placebo (n = 23) 100 mg/day 5-Loxin® (n = 24) 250 mg/day 5-Loxin® (n = 23)
Diarrhoea 3 2 2
Nausea 1 3 2
Vomiting 1 1 1
Abdominal pain 4 2 2
Pedal edema 0 1 0
Itching 2 1 4
General weakness 2 4 2
Constipation 0 0 1
Mild fever (up to 37.5°C) 1 2 2
Stomach burn 4 0 3
Allergya 3 0 1
Headache 0 0 1
Miscellaneousb 9 2 6
Sum of events 30 18 27
  1. aAllergy includes redness of skin and sinus allergy. bMiscellaneous group includes body pain, loss of hair, chest pain and eye infection.