Table 3

Symptom severity scores during treatment with omeprazole 20 mg twice daily and during omeprazole 20 mg twice daily plus baclofen 10 mg three times daily

SymptomOmeprazoleOmeprazole+baclofenp Value
Values are mean (SEM).
Heartburn1.6 (0.4)0.8 (0.3)<0.05
Acid regurgitation0.7 (0.2)0.6 (0.3)NS
Food regurgitation0.4 (0.2)0.4 (0.2)NS
Chest pain1.7 (0.3)1.1 (0.3)NS
Dysphagia0.5 (0.2)0.4 (0.2)NS
Nausea1.3 (0.3)0.9 (0.2)NS
Choking0.6 (0.3)0.1 (0.1)<0.05
Odynophagia0.8 (0.3)0.1 (0.1)0.01
Throat ache1.1 (0.3)0.6 (0.3)0.07
Hoarseness0.5 (0.3)0.4 (0.2)NS
Coughing0.4 (0.2)0.1 (0.1)NS
Dyspnoea0.3 (0.2)0.1 (0.1)NS
Vomiting0.5 (0.3)0.4 (0.2)NS
Overall10.3 (1.7)5.8 (1.3)<0.01