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Fig. 4

From: Thalidomide Treatment Reduces Tumor Necrosis Factor α Production and Enhances Weight Gain in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Fig. 4

The effect of thalidomide treatment on weight gain

Weight gain is expressed as the mean of the percent of body weight gained relative to starting weight ± one SEM for 21 patients treated for 14 days with MDT and 300 mg/day of thalidomide () and eight patients treated for 14 days with MDT and placebo (▲). The arrow above the figure denotes the duration of treatment with thalidomide or placebo. On Days 15 and 21, weight gain in all thalidomide-treated patients was significantly higher than that of placebo-treated patients (p = 0.003 and 0.04, respectively).

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