Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine Product, QiangGuYin, on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Turnover in Chinese Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Table 2

Incidence of adverse events.

EventAlendronate
()
QGY
()

General
 Any adverse events4 (5.0)6 (7.5)
 Serious1 (1.2)2 (2.5)
 Death0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Cardiovascular event
 Hypertension0 (0.0)2 (2.5)
 Discontinuation0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Gastrointestinal event
 Any3 (3.7)3 (3.7)
 Nausea3 (3.7)1 (1.2)
 Diarrhea0 (0.0)2 (2.5)
 Discontinuation0 (0.0)1 (1.2)
Musculoskeletal event
 Fractures1 (1.2)1 (1.2)
 Discontinuation1 (1.2)1 (1.2)