Study Evaluating a Novel Ibuprofen Formulation in the Treatment of Dental Pain
This study will compare the analgesic efficacy of a single-dose of a novel ibuprofen formulation to placebo and two formulations of standard ibuprofen in the treatment of post-surgical dental pain following "wisdom" tooth (third molar) removal
This is a single-center, single-dose study to evaluate the efficacy of a novel ibuprofen formulation compared to placebo and two formulations of standard ibuprofen in the treatment of post-surgical dental pain. Patients will be randomized to receive either a single dose of a novel ibuprofen formulation (equal to 400mg ibuprofen), placebo, or one of two formulations of standard ibuprofen (400mg). After taking the study drug, patients will record the onset of first perceptible relief and meaningful relief using two stopwatches. Additionally, patients will measure their pain intensity and pain relief using standard pain scales at pre-specified time points over an eight hour period.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Novel Ibuprofen, Standard Ibuprofen, Standard Ibuprofen, Placebo
Salt Lake City
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01098747
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic properties used in the therapy of rheumatism and arthritis.
An IBUPROFEN-type anti-inflammatory analgesic and antipyretic. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
An IBUPROFEN-type anti-inflammatory analgesic and antipyretic. It inhibits prostaglandin synthesis and has been proposed as an anti-arthritic.
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Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.
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