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Submitted: 16 August 2011 Modified: 26 April 2018
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD08161102080318

Phase IV community trial: Comparative, randomized, double-blind trial of Vitex negundo L. (lagundi) tablet among young patients (7-30 years) with acute cough of mild-moderate severity in identified rural health units in Cotabato City.

Eduardo Dela Fuente,
Nelia C. Maramba

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OBJECTIVE: To conduct expanded trials on efficacy, safety and acceptability of lagundi tablets in a community setting.


ABSTRACT:


Results of the community trial which covered 254 patients showed that lagundi tablet is generally safe for young patients with acute cough of moderate severity. Lagundi tablet was also found to be comparable with the placebo in terms of efficacy, and acceptability as to taste and ease of swallowing.

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