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Table 2 Effect of ethanolic extract of M. umbellata on acetic acid-induced writhing in mice

From: Phytochemical screening and antioxidant, analgesic, and anthelmintic effect of ethanolic extract of Merremia umbellate stems

Treatment (n = 5) Dose (mg/kg) No. of writhes % Writhing inhibition
Control 1% Tween-80 in water 36 ± 0.71  
Standard 25 7.4 ± 0.51* 79.40 ± 1.45
Extract 250 16.60 ± 1.08* 53.81 ± 3.61
  500 11.40 ± 0.93* 68.34 ± 3.06
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM, SEM: Standard error for mean, n: Number of mice (5), *P < 0.001 compared to control