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Table 9 Effect of DAS-77 on serum electrolytes in the main study

From: A 90 day chronic toxicity study of Nigerian herbal preparation DAS-77 in rats

Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Main study
   Na+(mmol/L) K+(mmol/L) Cl(mmol/L) HCO3 (mmol/L) Ca2+(mg/dl)
Distilled water (10 ml/kg) 156.60 ± 4.44 7.52 ± 0.47 100.90 ± 3.73 10.56 ± 1.45 1.09 ± 0.05
DAS-77 80 150.30 ± 0.59 5.98 ± 0.25* 105.40 ± 0.38 10.13 ± 0.58 1.05 ± 0.03
DAS-77 400 152.70 ± 3.39 5.04 ± 0.10*** 105.10 ± 0.53 12.70 ± 0.50 1.20 ± 0.03
DAS-77 2000 149.70 ± 0.90 5.19 ± 0.14*** 104.70 ± 0.90 13.20 ± 0.84 1.25 ± 0.04*
  1. Values are mean ± S.E.M. (n = 10). * p < 0.05, *** p < 0.001 vs. distilled water (One-way ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s posttest).