Table 1.

Adverse events reported by person

AEGinger (n = 14)Placebo (n = 16)Pa
All participants with any AE, no. (%)5 (35.7)7 (43.8)0.55
GIb5 (35.7)6 (37.5)0.71
Headache1 (7.14)1 (6.25)0.83
Fatigue0 (0)2 (12.5)0.47
Otherc0 (0)2 (12.5)0.47

NOTE: All AEs are NCI grade 1.

  • aP: χ2 or Fisher's exact test as appropriate.

  • bGI symptoms include: bloating, gas, nausea, heartburn, mouth burning, rectal itching, stomach pain, IBS.

  • cOther includes: flu symptoms, pain in leg.