Table 3

Adverse Events

Overall (n = 36)BNP (n = 24)Placebo (n = 12)p Value
Decreased dose of SQ injection4 (11)2 (8)2 (17)0.45
Diarrhea1 (3)1 (4)00.47
Heart failure symptoms1 (3)01 (8)0.15
Hyperglycemia1 (3)1 (4)00.47
Hypotension4 (11)2 (8)2 (17)0.45
Joint pains2 (6)2 (8)00.30
Rash1 (3)1 (4)00.47

Values are n (%).

BNP = B-type natriuretic peptide; SQ = subcutaneous.