Use of ibuprofen and methylprednisolone for the prevention of pain and swelling after removal of impacted third molars.

@article{SchultzeMosgau1995UseOI,
  title={Use of ibuprofen and methylprednisolone for the prevention of pain and swelling after removal of impacted third molars.},
  author={Stefan Schultze-Mosgau and Rainer Schmelzeisen and J{\"u}rgen C. Fr{\"o}lich and H Schmele},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1995},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={2-7; discussion 7-8}
}
PURPOSE To test a combination treatment of ibuprofen and methylprednisolone for pain and swelling. METHODS The efficacy of 32 mg methylprednisolone on pain and swelling when given 12 hours before and after surgery in combination with 400 mg ibuprofen three times a day given immediately on the day of the operation and on the two subsequent days following removal of impacted third molars was investigated in a placebo-controlled, intraindividual double-blind study. RESULTS After use of… CONTINUE READING