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Table 3 Comparison of the average changes of CRP, Urine urate in the three groups

From: Effects of external application of compound Qingbi granules on acute gouty arthritis with dampness-heat syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

  Group Before treatment 7 days 14 days
CRP (mg/L) Control group 45.07 ± 22.08 13.96 ± 3.97* 7.00 ± 2.96*#
Treatment group1 46.04 ± 24.97 11.04 ± 4.05* 6.07 ± 3.00*#
Treatment group2 47.03 ± 23.07 12.97 ± 5.00* 5.06 ± 2.99*#
Serum uric acid (μmol/L) Control group 480.04 ± 98.04 449.96 ± 90.04 402.00 ± 60.00*#
Treatment group1 470.14 ± 90.12 440.04 ± 86.98 390.00 ± 55.14*#
Treatment group 2 479.97 ± 97.96 440.00 ± 74.97 390.00 ± 60.05*#
  1. *P < 0.05, vs before treatment at the same group, #P < 0.05, vs 7 days at the same group,
  2. there was no statistically significant difference among the three groups (P > 0.05)