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Table 2 Improvement of subjective symptoms of each case

From: Downregulation of IL-8, ECP, and total IgE in the tears of patients with atopic keratoconjunctivitis treated with rebamipide eyedrops

   Itching Foreign body sensation Eye mucus
   Pre 2 w 4 ~ 6 w Pre 2 w 4 ~ 6 w Pre 2 w 4 ~ 6 w
Case 1 R 6 3 2 4 0 1 7 3 3
  L 6 3 2 4 1 1 7 3 2
Case 2 R 9 5 6 8 3 4 8 3 4
  L 9 5 7 8 3 3 8 3 4
Case 3 R 7 5 3 4 3 3 6 5 3
Case 4 L 10 7 3 8 5 2 10 8 4
Average   7.8 4.7 3.8 6 2.5 2.3 7.7 4.2 3.3
p value compared with pre*    0.0280 0.0428   0.0332 0.0160   0.0489 0.0088
Case 3 L** 7 5 3 4 3 3 6 5 3
Case 4 R*** 10 6 2 8 5 2 10 8 3
  1. *Steel’s test using JMP (version 10.0.2 software; SAS Institute Japan Ltd).
  2. **With rebamipide (× 4/day) and 0.1% fluorometholone (× 1/day) eyedrops.
  3. ***With 0.1% tacrolimus eyedrops (× 2/day).