Dexamethasone and Etoricoxib for Pain Prevention Following Periodontal Surgery

U

Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 3
Phase 2

Conditions

Pain Control

Treatments

Procedure: Open Flap Debridement

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00970112
08169/08
51/2008

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether preemptive medication with dexamethasone or etoricoxib provides better pain management and control than placebo following periodontal surgery.

Enrollment

20 patients

Sex

All

Ages

20 to 55 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients presenting moderate or severe periodontitis after nonsurgical periodontal treatment with clinical signs of inflammation

Exclusion criteria

  • Pregnant
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Heart diseases
  • Allergic to components of the medications
  • Risk of endocarditis

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Crossover Assignment

Masking

Quadruple Blind

20 participants in 3 patient groups, including a placebo group

Placebo
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
Placebo 1 hour before surgery
Treatment:
Procedure: Open Flap Debridement
Etoricoxib
Experimental group
Description:
Etoricoxib 1 hour before surgery
Treatment:
Procedure: Open Flap Debridement
Dexamethaone
Experimental group
Description:
Dexamethasone 1 hour before surgery
Treatment:
Procedure: Open Flap Debridement

Trial contacts and locations

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