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Effects of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine for the Treatment of Lupus Nephritis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials

Table 3

The nature of adverse drug reactions.

StudyCombined medicineWestern Medicine

Shuzhen et al. 2009Side effect: alopecia
Secondary response: concurrent infection
Side effect: alopecia
Secondary response: concurrent infection

Wei et al. 2012Side effect: fatigue, edema, nausea, poor appetite
Secondary response: pulmonary infection, peptic ulcer
Allergic reaction: increased AST and ALT
Side effect: fatigue, edema, nausea, poor appetite
Secondary response: pulmonary infection, peptic ulcer
Allergic reaction: increased AST and ALT

Xingrui et al. 2011Side effect: subxiphoid discomfort
Secondary response: moon-face, excessive hair growth, infection
Allergic reaction: neurological symptoms, abnormal hemogram
Side effect: subxiphoid discomfort
Secondary response: moon-face, excessive hair growth, infection, abnormal blood glucose
Allergic reaction: neurological symptoms, abnormal hemogram

Wenhan and Xiangfu 2013No detailed informationNo detailed information

Xiao et al. 2012Side effect: nausea, anorexia
Allergic reaction: leucopenia
Side effect: anorexia, nausea, diarrhea
Allergic reaction: pruritus, increased ALT, leucopenia