Table 1

Baseline characteristics

PlaceboMK 966Indomethacin
mean (S.D.)
Age (yr)64.6  (4.5)67.9  (6.8)68.0  (5.2)
Height (cm)165.4  (9.7)166.2  (11.5)163.3  (7.8)
Weight (kg)76.3  (11.5)80.4  (13.2)68.6  (15.7)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)72.0  (6.6)75.9  (5.2)71.8  (7.4)
Systolic BP (mm Hg)125.2  (11.2)129.4  (9.6)127.3  (14.7)
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)0.81  (0.18)0.84  (0.15)0.85  (0.17)
Creatinine clearance (ml/min)98.1  (24.3)90.9  (23.2)89.8  (23.9)
  • BP, blood pressure. n = 12 for all three columns.