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, Volume 46, Supplement 1, pp 159–161 | Cite as

Comparison of Nimesulide and Diclofenac in the Prevention and Treatment of Painful Inflammatory Postoperative Complications of General Surgery

  • G. Ramella
  • V. Costagli
  • M. Vetere
  • C. Capra
  • G. Casella
  • A. Sogni
  • I. Scaricabarozzi
Article

Summary

In a double-blind study, 40 patients scheduled for saphenectomy or inguinal hernioplasty were randomly assigned to treatment with nimesulide (200mg 3 times daily) or diclofenac (100mg 3 times daily) administered rectally. Therapy with either drug resulted in significantly less pain, oedema and hyperaemia, and resolution of mild fever. No adverse reactions attributable to treatment were observed.

Keywords

Visual Analogue Scale Pain Intensity Gastric Ulcer Nimesulide Flurbiprofen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Ramella
    • 1
  • V. Costagli
    • 1
  • M. Vetere
    • 1
  • C. Capra
    • 1
  • G. Casella
    • 1
  • A. Sogni
    • 1
  • I. Scaricabarozzi
    • 2
  1. 1.Servizio di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del DoloreOspedale di AbbiategrassoAbbiategrasso (MI)Italy
  2. 2.Direzione Ricerche Cliniche Boehringer Mannheim Italia SpAMilanItaly

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