Naproxen and aspirin in acute musculoskeletal disorders: a double-blind, parallel study in patients with sports injuries.

@article{Andersen1984NaproxenAA,
  title={Naproxen and aspirin in acute musculoskeletal disorders: a double-blind, parallel study in patients with sports injuries.},
  author={L A Andersen and Peter C G\otzsche},
  journal={Pharmatherapeutica},
  year={1984},
  volume={3 8},
  pages={531-7}
}
Seventy-nine patients with injuries of less than 14-days' duration were treated with either 750 mg naproxen or 2 g acetylsalicylic acid daily for 7 days in a double-blind trial. A statistically significant improvement (p less than 0.001) was noted in both treatment groups in respect of tenderness on palpation, pain on movement and functional capacity. However, there were no significant differences between the groups. Fresh injuries were over-represented in the acetylsalicylic acid group (p less… CONTINUE READING