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Table 3 Total excretion of sodium and potassium in urine over a period of 6 h after treatment with S. surattense fruit extract

From: Diuretic and serum electrolyte regulation potential of aqueous methanolic extract of Solanum surattense fruit validates its folkloric use in dysuria

Treatment Na+(mol) K+ (mol)
1 h 2 h 4 h 6 h 1 h 2 h 4 h 6 h
Saline 40 mL/kg 62 ± 38 114 ± 25 106 ± 10 98 ± 29 21 ± 5 35 ± 7 28 ± 10 33 ± 11
S. surattense 50mg/kg 88 ± 13 107 ± 17 127 ± 25 132 ± 16* 24 ± 7 38 ± 6 59 ± 11* 65 ± 10*
S. surattense 70mg/kg 111 ± 9 128 ± 16 181 ± 19* 257 ± 20* 33 ± 6.5 47 ± 13 63 ± 16* 69 ± 14*
S. surattense 100mg/kg 120 ± 21 184 ± 14* 192 ± 32* 291 ± 23** 42 ± 8 58 ± 15* 68 ± 8.5* 79 ± 7.5**
Furosemide 10 mg/kg 144 ± 35 247 ± 26* 305 ± 27** 324 ± 15** 66 ± 5.9* 78 ± 9* 89 ± 13** 91 ± 20**
  1. Each value is expressed as a mean ± S.E.M (n = 6) *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.01