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Table 2 Mean ± S.E. values of biochemical parameters like ALT, AST, ALP, BUN and creatinine level following oral administration of ethanolic extract of Tamarindus indica L. leaves at 2 g kg− 1 and 2% Tween 20, at the same dose rate, seperately to two groups of rabbits for consecutive 28 days

From: Efficacy evaluation of ethanolic extract of Tamarindus indica L. leaves as possible alternate therapy in septic arthritis model of rabbit

Parameters Groups Day 0 Day 7 Day 14 Day 21 Day 30
ALT level
(IU L− 1)
EETIL 43.41a ± 4.22 44.60a ± 5.29 45.00a ± 4.0 43.34a ± 5.7 44.45a ± 3.95
2% Tween 20 42.21a ± 1.82 43.20a ± 1.79 45.08a ± 1.74 45.80a ± 1.72 44.74a ± 1.63
AST level
(IU L− 1)
EETIL 43.91a ± 9.78 46.05a ± 8.08 46.62a ± 7.77 46.45a ± 8.73 47.24a ± 11.03
2% Tween 20 44.21a ± 4.16 46.15a ± 4.45 48.15a ± 3.91 47.14a ± 4.04 46.04a ± 3.80
ALP level
(IU L− 1)
EETIL 6.98a ± 0.75 7.08a ± 0.33 6.89a ± 0.72 5.90a ± 1.20 6.30a ± 1.28
2% Tween 20 6.72a ± 0.79 6.88a ± 0.76 7.25a ± 0.81 7.55a ± 0.86 7.25a ± 0.82
BUN level
(mg dL− 1)
EETIL 16.55a ± 2.17 16.59a ± 1.42 19.72a ± 2.10 20.64a ± 2.41 17.77a ± 1.95
2% Tween 20 18.19a ± 1.38 18.76a ± 1.18 19.8a ± 1.38 21.31a ± 1.62 21.00a ± 1.21
Creatinine level
(mg dL− 1)
EETIL 1.48a ± 0.18 1.70a ± 0.17 1.77a ± 0.13 1.83a ± 0.19 1.80a ± 0.15
2% Tween 20 1.52a ± 0.18 1.56a ± 0.15 1.70a ± 0.17 1.57a ± 0.16 1.50a ± 0.14
  1. Mean bearing a common superscript in a row do not vary significantly (P < 0.05) [n = 6]