Ketoprofen Gel vs Placebo in Low Back Pain
Ketoprofen Gel vs Placebo in Patients Presented With Low-back Pain to Emergency Department: A Ranodmized Controlled Trial
Lead SponsorAkdeniz University
Indication/ConditionMechanical Low Back Pain
This study aimed to analyse the analgesic effect of ketoprofen gel in patients presented with mechanical low-back pain to the emergency department.
Mechanical low-back pain which warrants immediate pain relief is not an infrequent symptom for emergency department physicians to deal with. Parenteral analgesic is the most common drugs for the these patients in emergency department. However, pain killers in gel forms have not been studied sufficiently for ceasing the pain of these patients. This study aimed to analyse the analgesic effect of ketoprofen gel in patients presented with mechanical low-back pain to the emergency department.
2.5% Ketoprofen gel with a 2 g local use
Placebo gel with a 2 g local use
Placebo form of ketoprofen gel
Inclusion Criteria: Patients over 18 and lower 65 years old Patients presented with mechanical low-back pain Exclusion Criteria: Pain more than 24 hours Pain lower than with a pain score of 40 mm Allergy to ketoprofen Drug or alcohol addiction pregnancy and breast feeding