Table 5

Comparison of side effects in the azithromycin and doxycycline treatment groups at different follow-up visits

NauseaAbdominal crampDiarrhoeaDecreased appetitep Value
1st visit
 Azithromycin6 (12%)5 (10%)1 (2%)9 (18%)0.24
 Doxycycline10 (20%)8 (16%)013 (26%)
2nd visit
 Azithromycin2 (4%)1 (2%)02 (4%)0.002
 Doxycycline7 (14%)6 (12%)09 (18%)
3rd visit
 Azithromycin0003 (6%)0.11
 Doxycycline2 (4%)2 (4%)1 (2%)7 (14%)