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Table 3 Effect of Ficus palmata crude extract (Fp.Cr) and atropine on charcoal meal transit time in rats

From: Pharmacological and computational evaluation of fig for therapeutic potential in hyperactive gastrointestinal disorders

Treatment (mg/kg)Mean length of Intestine (cm)Distance Moved by Charcoal (cm)Intestinal transit %
Saline (10 mL/kg)86.00 ± 0.370.32 ± 0.682.29
Fp.Cr (50 mg/kg)88.66 ± 0.545.08 ± 0.4***50.84
Fp.Cr (100 mg/kg)86.66 ± 0.442.00 ± 0.3***48.46
Fp.Cr (300 mg/kg)87.00 ± 0.440.00 ± 0.5***45.87
Atropine (0.1 mg/kg, i.p.)90.8 ± 0.638.32 ± 0.4***44.23
  1. ***p < 0.001 compared to control saline group, one-way analysis of variance followed by Post-hoc Tukey’s test, n = 5