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Table 2 Effect of c. roseus and Metformin on body weight in Streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

From: Anti-diabetic potential of Catharanthus roseus Linn. and its effect on the glucose transport gene (GLUT-2 and GLUT-4) in streptozotocin induced diabetic wistar rats

Groups Treatment Body weight (g)
Initial (g) Final (g)
I Normal Control Group 147 ± 3.9 155 ± 3.1
II Diabetic Group 152 ± 4.1 110 ± 3.3
III Treated with 100 mg/kg c. roseus 138 ± 4.2 144 ± 3.9
IV Treated with 200 mg/kg c. roseus 142 ± 3.4 149 ± 3.2
V Treated with 100 mg/kg Metformin 137 ± 4.8 148 ± 3.8