Table 2

Faecal excretion

Faecal excretion Control Ranitidine Omeprazole p Value3-150
Weight (kg/day)2.93 (2.33–4.36)a 2.47 (2.20–3.31)b 2.39 (2.13–2.58)c 0.001
Sodium (mmol/day)248 (208–335)b 230 (208–335)a 228 (200–257)b 0.04
Potassium (mmol/day)49 (34–67) 43 (28–50) 36 (29–49)0.08
Calcium (mmol/day)37 (29–46)33 (28–45)33 (28–47)0.70
Magnesium (mmol/day)14 (14–20)20 (13–21)14 (13–20)0.93
Energy (MJ/day)5.11 (4.73–6.18)4.84 (4.67–5.32)5.29 (4.77–6.64)0.53
Nitrogen (g/day)9.1 (8.0–10.0)8.7 (7.6–9.6)9.7 (7.8–12.1)0.31
Carbohydrate (g/day)84.3 (65.2–93.9)a 77.7 (55.6–85.0)a 74.7 (52.0–85.4)b 0.02
Fatty acids (g/day)55.2 (52.3–64.2)51.7 (48.0–59.8)52.2 (46.1–55.1)0.06
Saturated FA (g/day)31.8 (29.5–35.2)29.8 (25.1–35.4)28.3 (25.8–32.9)0.15
Unsaturated FA (g/day)24.6 (21.5–28.4)23.1 (21.4–26.9)22.0 (18.2–25.3)0.06
  • Values are median (25–75%).

  • abcSignificant difference between study periods, p<0.05.

  • 3-150 Friedman repeated measures analysis of variance on ranks.

  • FA, fatty acids.