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Volume:5 Issue:1 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #9309
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Ketoprofen gel effective for acute pain reduction following ankle sprain


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Topical Ketoprofen Versus Placebo in Treatment of Acute Ankle Sprain in the Emergency Department

Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Sep;37(9):989-93

Contributing Authors: M Serinken C Eken H Elicabuk

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Synopsis

100 patients with an ankle sprain presenting to the emergency department within 24 hours of injury were randomized to be administered either topical ketoprofen gel or a placebo gel. The purpose of this study was to compare pain reduction between groups within the first 30 minutes after application of the gel. Results demonstrated significantly greater pain reduction in the ketoprofen group compare...

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