Table 4

Adverse events frequently occurring in participants taking either rice bran fermented with Lentinus edodes (RBEP) or placebo
Adverse event RBEP (nā€‰=ā€‰40) Placebo (nā€‰=ā€‰37)
n (%) n (%)
Constipation 2 (13.33) 1 (4.35)
Diarrhea 1 (6.67) 0 (0.00)
Dyspepsia 1 (6.67) 2 (8.70)
Gaseousness 1 (6.67) 0 (0.00)
Gingiva hypertrophia 1 (6.67) 0 (0.00)
Nausea 0 (0.00) 1 (4.35)
Stomachache 1 (6.67) 1 (4.35)
Generalized aching 1 (6.67) 4 (17.39)
Herpes labials 0 (0.00) 2 (8.70)
Fractured rib 0 (0.00) 1 (4.35)
Headache 1 (6.67) 2 (8.70)
Common cold 4 (26.67) 4 (17.39)
Enlarged tonsils 0 (0.00) 3 (13.04)
Eczema 0 (0.00) 1 (4.35)
Pruritus 2 (13.33) 0 (0.00)
Depilation 0 (0.00) 1 (4.35)

Choi et al.

Choi et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:35   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-35

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