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Table 1 Effects of the aqueous extract of V. heterophylla on the urinary volume and excretion of Na+, Cl and K+

From: Diuretic and antioxidant activities of the aqueous extract of leaves of Vepris heterophylla (Engl.) R. Let (Rutaceae) in rats

Urinary volume and excretion of Na+, Cl- and K+
Drugs (mg/kg) Urinary volume (mL/kg/24 h) Na+ (mEq/kg/24 h) Cl (mEq/kg/24 h) K+ (mEq/kg/24 h)
Control 208.22 ± 2.43 23.32 ± 1.11 19.33 ± 1.41 23.11 ± 0.66
Extract 150 254.11 ± 3.23*** 59.22 ± 2.23*** 53.16 ± 1.32*** 44.18 ± 1.31***
200 286.13 ± 2.13*** 112.33 ± 1.33*** 107.33 ± 1.41*** 60.34 ± 1.22***
250 358.08 ± 3.13*** 166.28 ± 1.22*** 158.67 ± 1.42*** 52.33 ± 2.14***
Furosémide (5 mg/kg) 398.12 ± 1.77*** 101.66 ± 2.11*** 99.77 ± 2.22*** 40.77 ± 2.22***
Amiloride H. (10 mg/kg) 237.11 ± 4.33** 81.77 ± 1.31*** 77.22 ± 2.11*** 29.66 ± 1.13**
  1. Values are means ± S.E.M., n = 5, ** < 0.01, *** < 0.001, significant difference compared to the control