Comparison of methylprednisolone and ketoprofen after multiple third molar extraction: a randomized controlled study.

@article{Leone2007ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of methylprednisolone and ketoprofen after multiple third molar extraction: a randomized controlled study.},
  author={Mattia Leone and Olivier Richard and François Antonini and S{\'e}bastien Rousseau and Wajdi Chabaane and L Guyot and Claude Gabriel Martin},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2007},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={
          e7-9
        }
}
In a prospective, double blind, and randomized study, we compared methylprednisolone and ketoprofen after anesthesia for multiple third molar extraction. In addition to paracetamol, 90 patients were allocated to receive intravenously either ketoprofen 100 mg or methylprednisolone 1 mg/kg. Severity of pain was measured with visual analogue scale (VAS) in recovery room. Sixty-three percent of patients receiving methylprednisolone had a VAS score <30 mm compared with 42% of those receiving… CONTINUE READING
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