Table 4: Self-reported adverse events from consuming 15 mL of virgin coconut oil or 2% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) solution twice daily for 8 weeks ().

EventsNumber of participants with events (%)
Virgin coconut oil2% CMC solution

Diarrhea/loose stool23 (71.9)1 (3.1)
Stomach ache6 (18.8)1 (3.1)
Nausea/vomit5 (15.6)0 (0.0)