Table 1: Various study groups and the drug dosages.

GroupsDrug treatment

ControlNormal saline (1 mL/kg, intraperitoneal)
Disease controlGentamicin (dissolved in isotonic saline) 80 mg/kg/day [11] intraperitoneal
Test drugUrsolic acid 2 mg/kg/day per oral (administered for 3 days prior to and during treatment with gentamicin 80 mg/kg intraperitoneal)
Test DrugUrsolic acid 5 mg/kg/day per oral (administered for 3 days prior to and during treatment with gentamicin 80 mg/kg intraperitoneal)
Test DrugUrsolic acid 10 mg/kg/day per oral (administered for 3 days prior to and during treatment with gentamicin 80 mg/kg intraperitoneal)