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Table 4 Effect of the MD on the SNOT-22 Scores (Median values)

From: Activity of hypertonic solution with Silver and Potassium Sucrose Octasulfate on nasal symptoms in obstructive rhinopathy with and without rhinosinusitis

     ITEMS MD
  T0 T10 T20
Need to blow the nose 2,12 ± 1,0 (2) 2,28 ± 1,0 (2) 2,04 ± 1,0 (2)
Sneezing 1,40 ± 1,2 (1) 1,08 ± 0,9 (1) 0,88 ± 0,9 (1)
Runny nose 2,00 ± 1,6 (2) 2,00 ± 1,5 (2) 2,00 ± 1,3 (2)
Cough 0,76 ± 1,0 (0) 0,52 ± 0,8 (0) 0,44 ± 0,9 (0)
Posterior nasal discharge 1,68 ± 1,5 (1) 1,16 ± 1,1 (1) 0,60 ± 0,8* (1)
Thick nasal discharge 1,28 ± 1,1 (1) 0,72 ± 0,7 (1) 0,56 ± 0,8* (1)
Ear fullness 1,40 ± 1,0 (1) 1,20 ± 0,7 (1) 0,92 ± 0,5* (1)
Dizziness ------------ ------------ ------------
Ear pain 0,12 ± 0,4 (0) 0,08 ± 0,3 (0) 0,00 ± 0,0 (0)
Facial pain/pressure 1,12 ± 1,5 (1) 0,84 ± 1,3 (1) 0,76 ± 1,2 (1)
Difficulty falling asleep 1,80 ± 1,5 (2) 1,60 ± 1,3 (2) 1,60 ± 1,3 (2)
Waking up at night 1,90 ± 1,3 (2) 1,40 ± 1,2 (1) 1,40 ± 1,2 (1)
Lack of a good night sleep 2,10 ± 1,4 (2) 1,60 ± 1,3 (2) 1,60 ± 1,2 (2)
Waking up tired 2,00 ± 1,4 (2) 1,80 ± 1,1 (2) 1,80 ± 1,2 (2)
Fatigue 1,90 ± 1,4 (2) 1,70 ± 1,2 (2) 1,40 ± 1,3 (2)
Reduced productivity 0,80 ± 1,1 (1) 0,64 ± 1,1 (0) 0,16 ± 0,5**° (0)
Reduced concentration 1,20 ± 1,0 (1) 0,64 ± 1,0* (1) 0,40 ± 0,9** (0)
Frustrated/restless/irritable 0,60 ± 1,0 (0) 0,36 ± 0,9 (0) 0,40 ± 1,1 (0)
Sad 0,04 ± 0,2 (0) 0,04 ± 0,2 (0) 0,12 ± 0,6 (0)
Embarrassed 0,04 ± 0,2 (0) 0,08 ± 0,3 (0) 0,12 ± 0,6 (0)
Sense of smell/taste 1,48 ±1,6 (1) 0,88 ± 1,4 (1) 0,68 ± 1,2 (0)
Nasal obstruction/congestion 4,64 ± 0,5 (4) 3,72 ± 0,8** (3) 2,96 ± 0,9**Δ (3)
TOTAL SCORE 30,0 ± 9,7 (28) 24,2 ± 8,4* (24) 20,8 ± 8,7** (21)
  1. T20 Vs T0 : *p < 0,05 **p < 0.001; T20 Vs T10 : °p < 0,05, Δp < 0. 005 (Wilcoxon Test).