Effect of premedication with ibuprofen and dexamethasone on success rate of inferior alveolar nerve block for teeth with asymptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Shahi2013EffectOP,
  title={Effect of premedication with ibuprofen and dexamethasone on success rate of inferior alveolar nerve block for teeth with asymptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Shahriar Shahi and Hadi Mokhtari and Saeed Rahimi and Hamid Reza Yavari and Shima Narimani and Majid Abdolrahimi and Saeed Nezafati},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={160-2}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare 2 kinds of anti-inflammatory medicines (ie, dexamethasone and ibuprofen) with a placebo according to their effects on the success rates of an inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) for the endodontic treatment of mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis. METHODS A total of 165 patients were divided into 3 groups of 55 patients each and were given a capsule of the same color and size (ie, a placebo of lactose powder, 400 mg ibuprofen, or 0.5… CONTINUE READING

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