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Table 7 Adverse events: treatment emergent signs and symptoms (TESS) - those not seen at baseline. Number observed and rate with patient identification

From: Efficacy and safety of curcumin and its combination with boswellic acid in osteoarthritis: a comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Group Number of patients Number of AE/group, Patient’s treatment code Adverse events
Placebo 68 5.9% 10 Meteorism, gastro-esophageal reflux
86 Weight gain after 28 days of treatment
171 Stomach pain, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
202 Relapsing rash and itching at lower extremities which improved after medication withdrawal
Curamed 66 10.6% 2 Nausea for 2–3 days
3 Meteorism, gastro-esophageal reflux, stomach pain
34 Swelling of ankle joints
105 Stomach pain, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux for 5–6 days
154 Bitter taste in mouth for a week
185 Nausea, vomiting,
186 Nausea for 2–3 days
Curamin 67 3.0% 175 Nausea, vomiting
181 Nausea, heart beating