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Table 5 Adverse events

From: A natural seaweed derived mineral supplement (Aquamin F) for knee osteoarthritis: A randomised, placebo controlled pilot study

Item Placebo Aquamin Total
Number subjects treated 14 8 22
Total number of adverse events 21 10 31
-upper respiratory events 3 2 5
-gastrointestinal events 4 1 5
-food reaction 0 1 1
-hypertension/cardiovascular 1 1 2
-musculoskeletal events 4 3 7
-neurological events 2 0 2
-increased OA pain 7 2 9