Naproxen and indomethacin in periarthritis of the shoulder.

  title={Naproxen and indomethacin in periarthritis of the shoulder.},
  author={Valerie M. Rhind and W. W. Downie and Howard A. Bird and Virginia F. Wright and Claus Engler},
  journal={Rheumatology and rehabilitation},
  volume={21 1},
Forty-one patients with periarthritis of the shoulder were entered into a double-blind, parallel comparison of naproxen and indomethacin. Both drugs were given twice daily, naproxen 250 mg in the morning and 500 mg at night and indomethacin 50 mg b.d. Twenty patients received naproxen and 21 received indomethacin. Patients were treated for four weeks. Both drugs significantly reduced pain and patients subjective impression of shoulder restriction, but had little significant effect on objective… CONTINUE READING

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