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Table 3 Adverse effects occurred in two groups

From: A pilot randomized placebo-controlled study on modified MaZiRenWan: a formulated Chinese medicine to relieve constipation for palliative cancer patients

  TCM group
(n = 27)
Placebo group
(n = 28)
No. of participants with adverse effects 3 8
No. of events (Frequency)
 Stomach discomfort and/or nausea                                                                                                                  1 3
 Poor taste of medicine 0 3
 Frequent or dark urine 1 2
 Abdominal pain 0 1
 Cough 1 0
 Dizzy 0 1