Table 3: Erythromycin versus placebo or no intervention for postpyloric placement of enteral feeding tubes.

Number of studiesNumber of participantsRate (%) (erythromycin/control)RR (95% CI)P

Total628471.5/47.11.46 (1.09, 1.95)0.01
Erythromycin 200–250 mg524869.2/45.71.42 (1.00, 2.03)0.05
Erythromycin 500 mg13692.8/54.51.70 (1.13, 2.56)0.01