Table 2—

Most frequently reported treatment-emergent adverse events

Adverse eventAcarbosePlacebo
n4043
Flatulence57.5*27.9
Diarrhea15.014.0
Abdominal pain10.07.0
Enlarged abdomen7.54.7
Nausea5.02.3
Chest pain5.02.3
Dyspnea5.00.0
Constipation2.57.0
Any75.055.8
  • Data are %. Possible or probable relation to study medication given.

  • *

    * P = 0.0064 vs. placebo.