Table 4

Response times to treatment and recurrences of diarrhoea

Number

Mean

95% confidence interval for mean

Lower

Upper


Duration of first episode in days


Both codeine phosphate and loperamide

15

34.3

-6.8

75.5

Codeine phosphate

29

20.1

11.5

28.8

Loperamide

5

26.1

13.1

39.1


Episodes per year


Both codeine phosphate and loperamide

45

4.8

1.7

8.0

Codeine phosphate

63

2.8

1.3

4.3

Loperamide

16

6.5

-0.7

13.7


Bowie et al. BMC Palliative Care 2006 5:1   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-5-1

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