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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 9 Effect of LMCA in magnesium sulphate induced enteropooling

From: Phytochemical screening and evaluation of pharmacological activity of leaf Methanolic extract of Colocasia affinis Schott

Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Volume of fluid (ml) Weight of intestinal content (gm) % inhibition
Control 7.25 ± 0.45 13.71 ± 0.56
Loperamide 3 3.25 ± 0.61 6.92 ± 0.32 * 49.53
LMCA 500 6.12 ± 0.24 11.57 ± 0.67 15.61
LMCA 1000 5.13 ± 0.18 10.38 ± 0.71 ** 24.29
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SEM; n = 5 in each group. Data was analyzed by one way ANOVA followed by Tukey-Kramer multiple comparisons test. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 significantly different in comparison with control. SEM Standard error of Mean