Safia Khatoon, Muhammad Ilyas Shaikh, Arslan Mahmood, Priya Rani Harjani, Sarang Suresh, Bharti Kumari

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Efficacy of Naproxen Plus Gabapentin Vs Naproxen Alone in Relieving Post-Extraction Pain of Impacted Mandibular 3rd Molar

Safia Khatoon, Muhammad Ilyas Shaikh, Arslan Mahmood, Priya Rani Harjani, Sarang Suresh, Bharti Kumari



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ABSTRACT

Background: Evaluate the efficacy of using combination drug treatment to relieve post extraction pain of impacted mandibular third molar by using Naproxen plus Gabapentin versus Naproxen alone.

Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of using combination drug treatment to relieve post extraction pain of impacted mandibular third molar by using Naproxen plus Gabapentin versus Naproxen alone.

Methods: Randomized control study, outcome was evaluated by measuring Pre – Operative and 24-Hour Post – Operative Pain status on Visual Analogue Scale and Wong Baker’s Face Pain Rating Scale. 

Results: Combination therapy (Naproxen and Gabapentin) was effective in significant pain reduction at 12 Hour and 24-Hour Post Extraction period. With 26 patients out 31 presented with Pain Scale of 0 on combination therapy while only 3 out of 31 for naproxen alone after 24 hours. 

Conclusion: Enhanced effect of combination therapy of naproxen with gabapentin in reducing post extraction pain of impacted mandibular third molar with respect to naproxen alone.

Keywords: Naproxen, Gabapentin, Combination Therapy, Post Extraction Pain, Post Extraction Analgesia, Efficacy




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