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Table 3 Incidences of adverse events

From: Effects of benzydamine hydrochloride on postoperative sore throat after extubation in children: a randomized controlled trial

Adverse eventsControl group
(n = 71)
BH group
(n = 71)
P-value
Breath holding3 (4.2%)2 (2.8%)1.0
Secretion29 (40.8%)35 (49.3%)0.31
Coughing13 (18.3%)8 (11.3%)0.24
Laryngospasm1 (1.4%)0 (0.0%)1.0
SpO2 < 93% within 30 min since extubation3 (4.2%)4 (5.6%)1.0
PAED56 (78.9%)49 (69.0%)0.18
Postoperative pain5.3 ± 3.15.5 ± 3.20.69
  1. All P-values are calculated by Chi-square or Fischer’s exact test
  2. SpO2 Peripheral oxygen saturation