[Home ] [Archive]    
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
Main Menu
Home::
About Journal::
Editorial Board::
Articles Archive::
Indexing Databases::
To Authors::
To Reviewers::
Registration::
Submit Your Article::
Policies and Publication Ethics::
Archiving Policy::
Site Facilities::
Contact Us::
::
Google Scholar Metrics

Citation Indices from GS

AllSince 2019
Citations740600
h-index1110
i10-index1513
..
Search in website

Advanced Search
..
Receive site information
Enter your Email in the following box to receive the site news and information.
..
Registered in

AWT IMAGE

AWT IMAGE

..
:: Volume 2, Issue 2 (5-2015) ::
2015, 2(2): 37-43 Back to browse issues page
Effect of naproxen on postoperative pain in teeth with irreversible pulpitis
Maryam Raoof , Atieh Sadr , Farahnaz Nazari , Sara Amanpour , Masoud Nazeri , Saeedeh Sadr , Sedigheh Farzaneh , Jahangir Haghani , Maryam Rad
School of Dentistry, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Raoofm56@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (7470 Views)
Introduction: Effective post-operative pain management is one of the problems following root canal treatment. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly prescribed analgesics in endodontics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of naproxen in controlling pain following root canal treatment in teeth with irreversible pulpitis. Materials and methods: This triple-blinded clinical trial was performed on 68 patients admitted to dental school for root canal treatment (RCT). Patients were randomly allocated to treatment or placebo groups. After performing RCT, the patients received naproxen (275 mg every 12 hours for 48 hours) or placebo. Patients were instructed to complete a VAS pain score at 6, 12, 24, 48 and 72 h after single visit root canal treatment. Patients were classified as having no, mild, moderate, or severe pain. Data were analyzed via SPSS software using chi-square and t-test. Results: Although there was a significant difference between naproxen prescription compared with placebo in 6 and 72 hour intervals, the effect of naproxen in controlling post endodontic pain in all intervals was more than placebo. In addition, the duration of pain was shorter in the subjects receiving naproxen. Conclusion: Based on the results of the present study, naproxen could be suggested to control post endodontic pain in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
Keywords: Root canal treatment, Postoperative pain, Naproxen, Irreversible pulpitis
Full-Text [PDF 567 kb]   (2549 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Endodontics
Received: 2015/06/15 | Accepted: 2015/08/28 | Published: 2015/09/27
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML     Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Raoof M, Sadr A, Nazari F, Amanpour S, Nazeri M, Sadr S, et al . Effect of naproxen on postoperative pain in teeth with irreversible pulpitis. Journal of Basic Research in Medical Sciences 2015; 2 (2) :37-43
URL: http://jbrms.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-142-en.html


Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 2, Issue 2 (5-2015) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی تحقیقات پایه در علوم پزشکی Journal of Basic Research in Medical Sciences
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.14 seconds with 41 queries by YEKTAWEB 4653