Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of analgesics and pain score using VAS between the ibuprofen group and the ketorolac group

Variable Ibuprofen group (n = 77) Ketorolac group (n = 86) p-value
Patients received analgesics during anesthesia 46 (59.7) 52 (60.5) > 0.999
Dosage of analgesics during anesthesia 51.09 ± 7.37 51.54 ± 8.89 0.786
Postoperative pain score at recovery room 5.09 ± 1.45 4.61 ± 1.23 0.027*
No. of patients who need analgesics at recovery room 28 (36.4) 18 (20.9) 0.036*
Pain score (peak) 6.11 ± 1.07 5.82 ± 1.23 0.113
Pain score (at discharge) 2.11 ± 0.77 2.23 ± 0.87 0.320
Total numbers of administration of additional anagesics during first 24 hours after surgery 1.28 ± 1.04 1.23 ± 1.24 0.770

Values are presented as number (%) or mean ± standard deviation.

VAS, visual analogue scale.

*Statistically significant (p < 0.05).

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