EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
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Abstract

A PROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE EFFICACY OF ACECLOFENAC AND DICLOFENAC IN LOW BACK PAIN

Soumya R. V.*, Likely Babu, Muhammed Shafi K., Suravi Ravi Kumar and Hebin H.

ABSTRACT

A hospital based prospective observational study entitled as Prospective comparative study on the efficacy of Diclofenac and Aceclofenac in patients with low back pain in a multispecialty tertiary care hospital was done over a period of six months. The aim of this study was to compare the analgesic effect of Diclofenac and Aceclofenac in patients with low back pain. Total 158 cases of patients were collected from the orthopaedic outpatient department, out of which Aceclofenac and Diclofenac were sorted out equally according to physician’s prescription. Pain Score was measured before and after treatment by using numeric pain rating scale and marked carefully. The data was statistically analysed through statistical package for the social science (SPSS). It was concluded on the basis of collected results. The conclusions showed that low back pain was found to be more in females than in males. While comparing pain intensity before and after treatment, the most predominant pain was observed before the treatment with either Aceclofenac or Diclofenac. There was a significant reduction in the mean pain intensity in patients who were prescribed with Aceclofenac when compared with Diclofenac in the study.

Keywords: Numeric pain rating scale, pain intensity, low back pain, comparative efficacy.


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