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Table 1 The main feature and outlook of “three syndromes and six Chinese patent medicines” project

From: The three syndromes and six Chinese patent medicine study during the recovery phase of COVID-19

Three Syndromes Six Chinese patent medicines (Compose, Treatment duration) Research method (included cases) Main outcome Improved symptoms Outlook
Cardiopulmonary function Jinshuibao tablet 9 Chinese Caterpillar Fungus; 2 weeks) Randomized, placebo-controlled trial (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) Improvement in TCM symptom scores Shortness of breath; sweating; chest tightness; dry cough “Three syndromes and six Chinese patent medicines” project only reported the efficacy and safety results during the treatment period, without long-term follow-up. And the long-term biochemical indicators, imaging examination and clinical symptoms of patients, which is also the key content of our follow-up study is needed.
Shengmaiyin oral liquid (Ginseng, Ginseng Root, radix ophiopogonis, and fructus schisandrae chinensis; 2 weeks) Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) symptom VAS score chest tightness
Sleep disorders Shumian capsule (semen ziziphi spinosae, radix bupleuri, radix paeoniae alba, flos albiziae, cortex albiziae, bombyx batryticatus, periostracum cicadae, and medulla junci; 2 weeks) Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) Improvement in TCM symptom scores Anxiety; insomnia; depression;
Xiaoyao capsule (radix bupleuri, radix angelicae sinensis, radix paeoniae alba, rhizoma atractylodis macrocephalae, poria, radix glycyrrhizae preparata, and herba menthae; 2 weeks) Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) Improvement in TCM symptom scores None
Gastrointestinal symptoms Xiangshaliujun pill (radix aucklandiae, fructus amomi, radix codonopsis, rhizoma atractylodis macrocephalae, poria, radix glycyrrhizae preparata, pericarpium citri reticulatae, rhizoma pinelliae, rhizoma zingiberis recens, Chinese Date, Jujube.; 2weeks) Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) Improvement in TCM symptom scores Fatigue; poor appetite; abdominal distension; loose stools
Ludangshen oral liquid (radix codonopsis; 2 weeks) Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical study (experimental group:100; placebo group: 100) Improvement in TCM symptom scores Fatigue; anorexia; loose stool; shortness of breath;