Table 2

Comparison of bowel frequency and stool consistency in the week after active drug and placebo were given

Week after R093877 1 mg (n=8) Week after placebo (n=8) p Value Week after R093877 2 mg (n=7) Week after placebo (n=7) p Value
Days urge to defaecate3-150 83.991.10.4276.876.80.99
Days stool passed3-150
No of stools/week87.90.878.470.4
Stools loose/watery3-150
  • 3-150 Expressed as per cents. For the 2 mg dose, the non-compliant volunteer has been excluded.