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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 The study groups within the study for 12 months

From: Efficacy of an herbal preparation based on lovage, rosemary, and centaury on patients after extracorporal shockwave lithotripsy

Group Medicinal measures Dosage Duration
Treatment group (n = 75) — Diet
— ESWL
— Adequate fluid intake
— Herbal preparation containing BNO 1040 extract
— Antispasmodic drug (drotaverine hydrochloride)
— Painkillers (Dexketoprofen), antispasmodics in case of pain syndrome.
— Exercise therapy
Daily
1 session of ESWL, the 2nd session if required
2–3 l per day
2 tablet/50 drops 3 times a day
According to instructions
According to instructions
Daily
Long-term
Single
Long-term
During elimination
of fragments and for 6 months
During elimination
of fragments
Occasionally
single
Daily
Control group (n = 75) — Diet
— ESWL
— Adequate fluid intake
— Antispasmodic drugs
— Painkillers, antispasmodics in case of pain syndrome.
— Exercise therapy
daily
1 session of ESWL,
the 2nd session if required
2–3 l per day
According to instructions
According to instructions
Daily
Long-term
Single
Long-term
During elimination of fragments
Occasionally
single
Daily