Table 4: Effect of diacerein (5, 10mg/kg) pretreatment on Suzuki score of hepatic histopathological changes in IR liver injury in rats.


Groups Sham IR Diacerein-SD Diacerein-LD

Suzuki score 0.15 ± 0.08 4.45 ± 0.15 * 4.01 ± 0.14 # 0.22 ± 0.13 $
Data represent mean ± S.E.M.

*p<0.05 compared sham group, #non-significant difference from IR, $ p <0.05 compared with IR group.