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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 ...
Matta J M - - 1997
We have studied prospectively the effect of indomethacin on the development of heterotopic ossification (HO) after the internal fixation of acetabular fractures. After operation 107 patients randomly received either a six-week course of indomethacin or no treatment against HO. Plain radiographs of 101 patients at a mean of 7.9 months ...
Marcolongo R - - 1997
BACKGROUND: An open-label, randomised, multicentre study was carried out to compare the efficacy and tolerability of indomethacin capsules and ketoprofen controlled-release capsules in the symptomatic treatment of coxarthrosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 113 out-patients were enrolled: 57 were assigned to receive indomethacin 50 mg twice daily and 56 ketoprofen 200 mg ...
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PURPOSE: To compare the efficacy and tolerance of diclofenac 0.1% eyedrops with a regimen that included a brief course of steroids in the treatment of postoperative inflammation after extracapsular cataract surgery and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation. A second objective was to compare the efficacy of diclofenac 0.1% eyedrops in ...
Rivers J K - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Actinic keratoses are potential precursors of invasive squamous cell carcinoma; therefore, treatment is often recommended. Current topical treatments may cause considerable discomfort, pain, or skin irritation. This study was established to explore the role, if any, of topical 3% diclofenac in 2.5% hyaluronic acid gel in the management of ...
Waikakul S - - 1997
The clinical efficacy of the two topical analgesics, ketoprofen hydroalcoholic gel (Fastum gel) and diclofenac emulgel, for osteoarthritis of the knee was studied. There were 85 patients who underwent the trial. They were randomly allocated into 2 groups, the diclofenac group, 42 patients (4 males and 38 females) receiving the ...
Ailioaie C - - 1997
The main goal of the present study was to investigate comparatively (in the last 8 years) the effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on a sample of 100 children diagnosed with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA). The patients were divided in 3 smaller groups, as follows: group 1--prescribed diclofenac, group 2--paduden ...
Akriviadis E A - - 1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been used to relieve biliary colic. Follow-up was limited in previous studies, and the role of NSAIDs in the natural history of biliary colic has not been clarified. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of diclofenac, a potent ...
Parilla B V - - 1997
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to investigate fetal cerebral blood flow and the incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage in patients undergoing tocolysis with either indomethacin or magnesium sulfate at < 30 weeks' gestation. STUDY DESIGN: Consenting patients at < 30 weeks' gestation with preterm labor were randomized to receive indomethacin or magnesium ...
Rossetti L - - 1997
PURPOSE: To study the efficacy of combined diclofenac 0.1% and gentamicin 0.3% (Digen) eyedrops to treat postoperative inflammation and prevent ocular infection in eyes having phacoemulsification. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan; Eye Clinic, University of Verona; and Department of Ophthalmology, University of Palermo, Italy. ...
Förster W - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Both the potential analgesic effects and side-effects of topical diclofenac sodium 0.1% are points of interest after excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy. METHODS: Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy was performed in 134 eyes of 134 patients. In 65 eyes (65 patients), the effects of topical diclofenac given three times a day ...
Wright M - - 1997
AIMS: To compare the relative antiinflammatory potency and safety of topical diclofenac-gentamicin with betamethasone-neomycin following strabismus surgery. METHODS: A single centre, single observer, prospective, randomised, and double masked clinical trial of 25 children undergoing bilateral symmetrical horizontal strabismus surgery was carried out. One eye received diclofenac-gentamicin and the contralateral eye ...
Schnitzer T J - - 1997
Etodolac (Lodine) has been marketed in the United States since 1991 for managing pain and for acute and longterm treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Etodolac was recently approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. We review the results of 3 recent 4 week, multicenter, placebo controlled, ...
Heah S M - - 1997
PURPOSE: The effects of biofeedback (BF) on pain relief and anorectal physiology in patients with levator ani syndrome (LAS) were prospectively studied. METHOD: Sixteen consecutive patients (9 men, 7 women; mean age, 50.1 (range, 39-66) years) with LAS were treated with BF from July 1993 to October 1995. Mean duration ...
Karabetsos A - - 1997
The efficacy and safety of ketoprofen and paracetamol were compared for the treatment of acute migraine in a randomized, double-blind study of 64 patients. Thirty-four patients received ketoprofen 100 mg intramuscularly, and 30 patients received paracetamol 500 mg intramuscularly. Partial or complete relief of pain and other symptoms was achieved ...
Antcliff R J - - 1997
PURPOSE: To determine whether the use of topical diclofenac sodium (diclofenac) pre-operatively improves the maintenance of per-operative mydriasis, in conjunction with irrigating solutions containing adrenaline. METHODS: Sixty-four consecutive patients undergoing phacoemulsification were randomised to receive either diclofenac or no diclofenac in conjunction with cyclopentolate 1% and phenylephrine 10% pre-operatively. They ...
Dahl V - - 1997
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the postoperative opioid-sparing effect of a pre-operative nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (ibuprofen) vs paracetamol in a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. It was also investigated whether the use of ibuprofen or paracetamol would influence the amount of surgical bleeding. Sixty-six women scheduled ...
Debrégeas B - - 1997
This double-blind dose-response crossover study was designed to compare the efficacy and tolerability of sustained-release (SR) and conventional diltiazem over 4 weeks in patients with stable angina pectoris. Following a 2-week placebo run-in period, 26 patients were randomised into 3 parallel groups to receive either diltiazem SR (180, 240 or ...
Roelofse J A - - 1996
Tenoxicam and piroxicam were compared for analgesic efficacy in 58 patients undergoing removal of bilateral impacted third molar teeth, under general anaesthesia. Pain intensity was assessed over a 7 day period by the patient using verbal and visual analogue scales. The patients received one hour pre-operatively dormicum 7.5 mg orally ...
Jones C W - - 1996
A total of 7438 patients suffering from a wide variety of painful conditions was included in the final analysis of a post-marketing surveillance (PMS) study monitoring the use of Voltarol 75 mg SR in a primary care setting. Follow-up data were collected at visits conducted one, four and 12 months ...
Englert R - - 1996
An open-label, noncomparative study of the efficacy and tolerability of a once-daily piroxicam fast-dissolving dosage form (FDDF) comprised 157 patients aged 15 to 76 years (56.7% men) with acute low back pain of not more than 48 hours' duration. Patients received 40-mg piroxicam FDDF once daily for the first 2 ...
Schiff M H - - 1996
This double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled, randomized study compared the safety and efficacy of Naprelan (Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), a once-daily, controlled-release formulation of naproxen sodium with that of Naprosyn (Syntex Laboratories, Inc., Palo Alto, California), a conventional naproxen formulation. A total of 347 patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee were ...
Moore N - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of low-dose ketoprofen (75-150 mg daily for 5 to 15 days) in a general practice setting. DESIGN: Open label, non-controlled study of ketoprofen 25 mg tablets in the treatment of pain in ENT diseases, dysmenorrhoea, and musculoskeletal disorders. SETTING: General practice, 600 ...
Wakeling H G - - 1996
A randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trial was conducted to compare the analgesic efficacy of piroxicam as Feldene "Melt' with diclofenac suppositories following day case wisdom tooth extraction. Piroxicam was found to be equivalent to diclofenac in speed of onset and efficacy when given 1 h prior to surgery with no significant ...
Morreale P - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To assess the clinical efficacy of chondroitin sulfate (CS) in comparison with the nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) diclofenac sodium (DS) in a medium/longterm clinical study in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: This was a randomized, multicenter, double blind, double dummy study. 146 patients with knee OA were recruited ...
McEvoy A - - 1996
Postoperative pain may be a significant reason for delayed discharge from hospital, increased morbidity and reduced patient satisfaction with ambulatory hernia surgery. This study compared two postoperative oral analgesic protocols after day case inguinal hernia repair; 30 mg morphine sulphate (MST) and 10 mg metoclopramide every 8 h for 48 ...
Van Lancker P - - 1996
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, piroxicam, in combination with alfentanil given in a patient-controlled analgesia system, was compared with alfentanil alone given by the same route for analgesic effect, side effects and acute phase reaction over a 4-day period following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the ...
O'Hanlon J J - - 1996
Sixty patients presenting for in-patient gynaecological laparoscopic surgery were randomly allocated to receive either diclofenac 75 mg (n = 20), ketorolac 30 mg (n = 20) or piroxicam 20 mg (n = 20) as an intramuscular (i.m.) injection immediately after induction of anaesthesia. Post-operative Visual Analogue Scores at rest, over ...
Fattori B - - 1996
In this study, by means of computerized static posturography, we evaluated the postural changes after acupuncture treatment in a group of 15 patients with balance disorders caused by cervical torsion due to Whiplash Injury (WI). The acupuncture treatment consisted of 3 sessions (one weekly session for 3 weeks) during which ...
Brahma A K - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: To assess the analgesic effects of a topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, flurbiprofen 0.03%, during healing after superficial corneal injuries. METHODS: 401 patients treated for corneal abrasion in a five month period were randomly allocated to one of four treatment groups: polyvinyl alcohol alone (control), homatropine 2%, flurbiprofen 0.03%, or ...
O'Hanlon J J - - 1996
Sixty patients presenting for in-patient gynaecological laparoscopic surgery were randomly allocated to receive either diclofenac 75 mg (n = 20), ketorolac 30 mg (n = 20) or piroxicam 20 mg (n = 20) as an intra-muscular injection immediately after induction of anaesthesia. Postoperative visual analogue scores over the first 24 ...
Bruera E - - 1996
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new slow-release preparation of hydromorphone (SRH) in the treatment of cancer pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Ninety-five adult patients from three Canadian Palliative Care Centers with no evidence of mental impairment received treatment for cancer pain with an oral opioid analgesic. After ...
Prouse P J - - 1996
This 12-week, open-label, multicenter study assessed the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the tablet formulation of meloxicam 15 mg, a new, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID), in patients with confirmed osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee. Meloxicam differs from established NSAIDs in its preferential activity against cyclooxygenase type 2 compared ...
Varan B - - 1996
The efficacy of oxybutynin, pseudoephedrine and indomethacin treatment was investigated in 29 patients with primary nocturnal enuresis. Patients were randomly assigned to either oxybutynin (1st group, n = 9), pseudoephedrine (2nd group, n = 11) or indomethacin (3rd group, n = 9) treatments. Oxybutynin and indomethacin did not cause a ...
Roberts C W - - 1996
PURPOSE: Anti-inflammatory medications are traditionally administered to the eye only postoperatively for control of inflammation. Because the presumed mechanism of action of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is to inhibit the formation of prostaglandin mediators of inflammation, the author studied the effect that pretreatment with an NSAID had on postoperative inflammation. ...
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