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Montrone F - - 2000
The efficacy and tolerability of amtolmetin guacyl (AMG), a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, were compared with piroxicam, in patients with osteoarthritis. In a randomized double-blind study patients with arthritis (n = 99) received either 600 mg AMG on an empty stomach or 20 mg of piroxicam on a full stomach, ...
Schnitzer T J - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of tramadol in the treatment of chronic low back pain. METHODS: A 3 phase trial: (1) a washout/screening phase; (2) a 3 week, open label, run-in phase; and (3) a 4 week, randomized, placebo controlled, double blind treatment phase. Three hundred eighty outpatients ...
Rautoma P - - 2000
PURPOSE: To compare the postoperative analgesic effects of 50 mg diclofenac p.o. before surgery and intra-articular ropivacaine injected after diagnostic day-case knee arthroscopy performed under spinal anesthesia. METHODS: In a randomized, double-blind investigation, 200 ASA physical status 1-2 outpatients, age 18-60 yr, received either 50 mg diclofenac p.o. or placebo ...
Rashid M - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the prophylactic use of rectal diclofenac sodium produces effective analgesia after cesarean section. METHODS: A randomized single blind controlled trial. The study period was from September 1997-April 1998. Forty patients undergoing both emergency and elective cesarean section were studied, with 20 patients in each arm. The ...
Honjo H - - 2000
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the possible use of acupuncture for the treatment of urinary incontinence caused by detrusor hyperreflexia in patients with chronic spinal cord injuries. METHODS: A total of 13 patients (11 males, 2 females) suffering from urinary incontinence due to spinal cord injuries were treated by acupuncture, which was ...
Nishina K - - 2000
We conducted a prospective, randomized study to compare the efficacy of preoperative diclofenac, flurbiprofen, and clonidine, given alone, as well as the combination of diclofenac and clonidine, and flurbiprofen and clonidine in controlling postoperative pain in 125 children. The patients (ASA I, 2-12 years) undergoing elective ophthalmological surgery were allocated ...
Flach A J - - 2000
PURPOSE: Laboratory studies in experimental animals suggest that use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs decreases the incidence of posterior capsular opacification (PCO) following cataract surgery. Recently the incidence of PCO following cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation was reported to be no different following postoperative treatment with diclofenac sodium 0.1% (Voltaren, ...
Blom M - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To determine the long-term effects of acupuncture in patients with xerostomia of different etiologies and the influence of additional treatment. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SUBJECTS: Seventy patients, between the ages of 33 and 82, with xerostomia due to primary and secondary Sjögren's syndrome, irradiation and other causes were included. The ...
Rovenský J - - 2000
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used in the therapy of both inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the locomotor system. Due to the relatively high occurrence of adverse effects, mainly on the gastrointestinal tract, NSAID therapy often has to be discontinued. Studies focusing on long-term NSAID therapy end points are rare. ...
Kitade T - - 2000
We evaluated the analgesic effects of acupuncture on postoperative pain by comparing patients who underwent routine tooth extraction alone (control group) and those who underwent tooth extraction in combination with acupuncture (experimental group) by the random allocation method. As teeth easy to extract. requiring no gingival incision (grade A) or ...
Kulshrestha M K - - 2000
PURPOSE: To establish the role of preoperative subconjunctival mydricaine and diclofenac 0.1% in maintaining mydriasis during vitrectomy. METHODS: Fifty-seven patients were entered into the study. All were given cyclopentolate 1% and phenylephrine 2.5% preoperatively. Each patient was randomly allocated to one of three groups. In Group 1, patients received mydricaine ...
Huang J Q - - 1999
Individual comparative studies suggest that nabumetone has a gastrointestinal (GI) safety profile superior to comparator NSAIDs but lack power to show a statistical difference. The aim of this study was to evaluate systematically the difference in GI adverse events--especially the rate of perforations, ulcers, and bleeds (PUBs)-- between studies, meta-analyses ...
Vielpeau C - - 1999
The effectiveness of naproxen, indomethacin, and a placebo were compared for the prevention of heterotopic ossification after total hip arthroplasty. Eighty-four men at high risk of experiencing heterotopic ossification received randomly either naproxen 750 mg per day, indomethacin 75 mg per day, or a placebo for 6 consecutive weeks after ...
Langman M J - - 1999
CONTEXT: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-induced gastrointestinal (GI) toxic effects, such as upper GI tract perforations, symptomatic gastroduodenal ulcers, and upper GI tract bleeding (PUBs), are thought to be attributable to cyclooxygenase 1 (COX-1) inhibition. Rofecoxib specifically inhibits COX-2 and has demonstrated a low potential for causing upper GI injury. OBJECTIVE: ...
Powell J - - 1999
Vulvodynia is the sensation of burning and/or pain of the vulva in the absence of abnormal clinical findings. We offered acupuncture to twelve patients with this syndrome. All had experienced severe distress and impairment of sexual function and usual treatments had failed. The patients attended weekly for acupuncture and progress ...
Colbert S - - 1999
In this prospective randomised study, pruritus and pain were evaluated in patients undergoing abdominal surgery in which intrathecal morphine was administered. Each patient received intrathecal morphine 0.3 mg prior to induction, followed by a standard anaesthetic. The patients were randomly allocated to one of two groups. One group received 100 ...
Di Rienzo V - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Immunotherapy (IT) is the only causal treatment for allergic subjects recognized to be effective and to offer long-lasting efficacy. The noninjective routes, aimed at improving the safety of the treatment, have been validated as effective in adults, but documentation of their safety in children is still poor. The aim ...
McDonald M B - - 1999
PURPOSE: To compare the 2 most popular commercially available topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the treatment of ocular pain following radial keratotomy (RK). SETTING: Multicenter clinical trial. METHODS: Ninety-seven RK patients were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 treatment groups: ketorolac tromethamine, diclofenac sodium, and moist drops as a ...
Korpan M I - - 1999
To test the hypothesis that classical Chinese acupuncture provides an additional benefit subjectively as well as objectively in patients suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy, a double-blind, placebo-controlled prospective trial was performed. Fourteen patients suffering clinically and scintigraphically from acute CRPS of the upper limb lasting of more than one but ...
Vantesone D L - - 1999
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of a topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent, diclofenac, and prednisolone acetate on wound healing, postoperative inflammation, and other clinical parameters in laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) patients. SETTING: Fundación VER, Córdoba, Argentina. METHODS: Laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia was performed simultaneously in both eyes of ...
Zgradie I - - 1999
The efficacy and tolerability profiles of nimesulide and diclofenac were evaluated in 180 patients suffering from various degenerative joint diseases. The clinical evaluations were performed at 0, 2 and 4 weeks. Nimesulide (100 mg) tablets were administered twice daily and diclofenac (50 mg) tablets were administered thrice daily. The principal ...
Tomas-Barberan S - - 1999
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of topical treatment given immediately after photorefractive keratectomy. METHODS: A prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial was performed on 60 eyes from 60 patients to evaluate the effects of topical diclofenac, dexamethasone and placebo (BSS) on epithelial wound healing, inflammation and duration of pain in the ...
Dowd N P - - 1999
The effect of iontophoretic administration of vincristine in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) was investigated in a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Twenty patients with intercostal or lumbar PHN for more than 6 months that was unresponsive to conventional medical therapy were randomized to receive vincristine 0.01% (n = 11) ...
Hammar M - - 1999
PURPOSE: Most men who undergo castration therapy for prostatic carcinoma will have vasomotor symptoms that usually persist for years. Vasomotor symptoms are elicited from the thermoregulatory center, possibly due to a decrease in hypothalamic opioid activity induced by low sex steroid concentrations. Acupuncture treatment in women, which stimulates hypothalamic opioid ...
Al-Jam'a A H AH Qaif Central Hospital, Qatif, Dhahran Health Center, Dhahran and Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam, Saudi - - 1999
Isoxsuprine is a tocolytic agent which improves erythrocyte deformability. It was accidentally found to be effective in the management of sickle cell disease (SCD) painful crises. The experience with the drug in the treatment of sickle cell disease is limited. This double-blind randomized comparative study was undertaken to test its ...
Benhamou D - - 1999
PURPOSE: In 1994, we developed a practice guideline which stated that ketoprofen should be used in every adult patient after surgical procedures for which at least moderate pain was anticipated. The dose recommended was 50 mg every six hours i.v. in the operating room followed by oral administration as soon ...
Al-Waili N S - - 1999
To study the therapeutic effects of a single 40 mg intramuscular dose of piroxicam versus a single 75 mg intramuscular dose of diclofenac sodium for treatment of acute renal colic. - The study comprised 64 patients (52 men and 12 women, mean age 28 years, range 18 - 42) who ...
Miyake K - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of latanoprost, a prostaglandin analog, on the blood-aqueous barrier and angiographic cystoid macular edema (CME) formation in early postoperative pseudophakias. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Included in the study were eyes with ocular hypertension, normal-tension glaucoma, or primary open-angle glaucoma undergoing surgery for cataract. The study consisted ...
Fioravanti A - - 1999
To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of the new diclofenac-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-pyrrolidine lecithin gel (DHEP lecithin gel, with 1.3% DHEP and 2.4% lecithin) compared with the efficacy and tolerability of diclofenac-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-pyrrolidine gel (DHEP gel) in peri and extraarticular inflammatory states, a controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical study was conducted. Two groups of 50 ...
Tanskanen P - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Moderate to severe pain occurs after craniotomy in 60% of patients. We evaluated the feasibility and safety of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with oxycodone in neurosurgical patients, and compared the efficacy of paracetamol with ketoprofen. METHODS: In the study there were 45 patients, who received either paracetamol 1000 mg or ...
Pinto Pereira L M - - 1999
Diclofenac sodium (100 mg) has been introduced in the Caribbean as a suppository formulation. In a randomized single-blind (observer-blind) clinical trial, the postoperative analgesic efficacy of diclofenac administered either as a conventional intramuscular injection (75 mg) or as the available suppository formulation (100 mg) was studied in 44 adult male ...
Timofeev M F - - 1999
This study examined the influence of acupuncture and an agonist of opiate receptors (Procedol) by means of temperature in both the left and right auricular "Lung" points, and on the coefficient of interhemisphere asymmetry. Twenty heroin dependent patients participated in this research. They were evenly divided into two groups. Both ...
Becvár R - - 1999
The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy and the effects on the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of nabumetone and diclofenac retard in patients with osteoarthritis (OA). An open, multicentre, randomised, comparative, endoscopy-blind parallel group study included 201 patients with nabumetone and 193 patients with diclofenac ...
Kaplan R - - 1998
PURPOSE: This study compared the clinical efficacy of oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release (CR) tablets administered every 12 hours with immediate-release (IR) oxycodone tablets administered four times daily in patients with cancer-related pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Cancer patients who required therapy for moderate to severe pain were randomized to CR oxycodone every ...
Parris W C - - 1998
To compare the effectiveness and safety of controlled-release (CR) oxycodone tablets with immediate-release (IR) oxycodone in patients with chronic cancer pain, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group study was performed in 111 patients with cancer pain. Patients were treated with 6 to 12 tablets or capsules of fixed-combination opioid/nonopioid analgesics per ...
Flach A J - - 1998
OBJECTIVE: Ketorolac tromethamine 0.5% and diclofenac sodium 0.1% ophthalmic solutions are approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to avoid excessive postoperative inflammation after cataract surgery and implantation of an intraocular lens. This study compares the efficacy and toxicity of these nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the first ...
Colbert S A - - 1998
In a prospective, randomized, double-blind study, we compared intravenous tenoxicam with rectal diclofenac for post-operative pain relief after day case arthroscopy or laparoscopic sterilization. Intravenous tenoxicam (40 mg) was administered as a single bolus at induction, or rectal diclofenac (100 mg) was administered immediately after induction. Both groups were similar ...
Kent A R - - 1998
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of diclofenac 0.1% versus prednisolone acetate 1% following trabeculectomy with adjunctive mitomycin-C. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The authors prospectively randomized chronic open-angle glaucoma patients who underwent trabeculectomy with adjunctive mitomycin-C to receive postoperatively either diclofenac 0.1% or prednisolone acetate 1% 4 times ...
el-Harazi S M - - 1998
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%, diclofenac sodium 0.1%, and prednisolone acetate 1% in reducing flare and cells following cataract surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Fifty-eight patients undergoing phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation were randomly selected to receive either ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%, diclofenac sodium ...
Sadiq S A - - 1998
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Patients undergoing scleral buckling and cryotherapy suffer from mild to moderate postoperative pain. As good pain relief facilitates post-operative ocular examination, as well as patient comfort and recovery, the authors designed a prospective randomised double masked trial to evaluate the efficacy of indomethacin as a satisfactory analgesic for such ...
Moore K D - - 1998
We report a prospective, randomised, blinded clinical comparison of the use of indomethacin or radiation therapy for the prevention of heterotopic ossification (HO) in 75 adults who had open reduction and internal fixation of acetabular fractures through either a Kocher-Langenbeck, a combined ilioinguinal and Kocher-Langenbeck, or an extended iliofemoral approach. ...
Hu J - - 1998
The clinical observation revealed that the asthmatic symptoms in most of the patients began to be improved after several acupuncture treatments with the dosage of the drug gradually reduced. Generally, the dose of cortisone per os was decreased by 2 mg every 10 days, while that of aerosol was controlled ...
Shepherd W F - - 1998
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of diclofenac-gentamicin (DR 1352/1) combination eye drops with gentamicin eye drops in the postoperative management of patients undergoing extracapsular cataract surgery and lens implantation. This was a prospective, randomised, double-masked, parallel-group, four-week, multicentre study with patient visits preoperatively, ...
Citron M L - - 1998
We conducted a study of the safety of controlled-release (CR) oxycodone tablets (OxyContin Tablets) administered chronically to patients with cancer-related pain in a usual clinical setting. These patients had participated in 1 of 2 double-blind, active-control studies. Our study was an open, 3-month treatment study that included 87 patients. Patients ...
Grandis D D - - 1998
A total of 1097 patients, mean age 53.8 +/- 15 years, with peripheral mono-, multi- or polyneuropathy of various aetiologies, were enrolled in a multicentre, open-label, noncomparative, prospective clinical trial to evaluate the short-term tolerability and efficacy of L-acetylcarnitine (LAC). The drug was administered intramuscularly at a dosage of 1000 ...
Davies A - - 1998
The purpose of this pilot project was to evaluate the immediate effects of real acupuncture compared with two placebo controls (sham acupuncture and mock transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) in the treatment of nonallergic rhinitis patients. These three treatments were given in a nonrandomized order to the same patients at weekly ...
Pavelka K - - 1998
To investigate how individual patients with painful osteoarthritis (OA) respond to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) diclofenac and the centrally acting analgesic tramadol when individual on-demand dose titration is allowed. In addition, we studied whether the differences in the mode of action of the different analgesics were important for functional ...
Jockheck M - - 1998
This prospective study involves 644 patients who received ossification prophylaxis by means of the drug diclofenac after implantation (87.5%) or revision (12.5%) of a total hip endoprosthesis between August 1992 and June 1994. One hundred patients (15.5%) stopped the treatment because of side-effects of the drug, and medication was stopped ...
De los Santos A R - - 1998
This study was conducted to compare the analgesic action of Lysine Clonixinate (LC) vs Paracetamol/Codeine association (PC) in the treatment of postepisiotomy pain in primiparae women: 131 primiparous patients with moderate-to-severe postepisiotomy pain were enrolled in a double blind dummy design study and randomly allocated to either treatment with fixed ...
McEwan L E - - 1997
A randomized double-blind controlled trial of 130 patients was performed to study the efficacy and tolerability of topical 3% diclofenac in 2.5% hyaluronic acid (HA) gel (active) versus gel containing 2.5% HA alone (control) in the treatment of solar keratoses. Patients were asked to apply trial gel to the target ...
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