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Table 2 The score of total nasal symptoms scores of ginger extract and loratadine

From: Ginger extract versus Loratadine in the treatment of allergic rhinitis: a randomized controlled trial

DataaFollow-upTreatmentbp-value***
Ginger extractLoratadine
Total TNSS scoreWeek 07.48 (1.96)7.38 (2.32)0.835
Week 34.30 (2.47) †††4.33 (2.57) †††0.989
Week 63.42 (2.80) †††4.11 (2.56) †††0.276
runny noseWeek 02.00 (0.82)2.00 (1.04)1.000
Week 31.19 (0.82) †††1.28 (0.91) ††0.812
Week 60.89 (0.78) †††1.14 (0.96) †††0.231
itchy noseWeek 01.65 (0.86)1.60 (0.87)0.797
Week 30.89 (0.88) †††0.81 (0.79) †††0.796
Week 60.81 (0.88) †††0.86 (0.87) †††0.789
nasal congestionWeek 02.32 (0.62)2.15 (0.77)0.265
Week 31.19 (0.81) †††1.31 (0.95) †††0.718
Week 61.00 (0.16) †††1.28 (0.88) ††0.204
sneezingWeek 01.50 (0.99)1.62 (0.93)0.561
Week 31.03 (0.93)0.94 (0.71) †††0.681
Week 60.72 (0.81) †0.83 (0.77) †††0.555
  1. aData represent mean (SD), bStatistical analysis: repeated measured ANOVA, †Significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.05), ††significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.01), and†††significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.001)
  2. *** Statistical analysis: Independent two-sample Student’s t-test