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Table 3 Relationship between medication and gastrointestinal symptoms

From: Outcome of gastric emptying and gastrointestinal symptoms after liver transplantation for hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis

Drug   n Upper GI score Lower GI score Total GI score
Loperamide Yes 12 4 14** 23**
No 55 2 6 10
Paracetamol Yes 15 6 13* 18**
No 62 2 6 9
Anticonvulsantsa Yes 22 3 8.5* 14
No 55 3 6 11
Beta blockers Yes 18 7** 9 17.5
No 59 2 6 11
  1. Nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite were regarded as upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, whereas constipation, diarrhea and fecal incontinence were regarded as lower GI symptoms. Unintentional weight loss was added to the total GI score. Medications with n < 10 were excluded. Data shown are medians and p < 0.05 was regarded as statistically significant. aused against neuropathic pain, *p <0.05, **p <0.01.