volume 40, issue 8, Pe346-e349 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.01.018
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Fábio Andrey da Costa Araújo, Thiago de Santana Santos, Hécio Henrique Araújo de Morais, José Rodrigues Laureano Filho, Emanuel Dias de Oliveira e Silva, Ricardo José Holanda Vasconcellos

Abstract: The aim of this prospective, randomized, controlled, paired trial was to perform a comparative analysis of the preemptive analgesic effect of nimesulide and tramadol chlorhydrate during third molar surgery. The study was carried out between March and November 2009, involving 94 operations in 47 male and female patients with bilateral impacted lower third molars in comparable positions. The sample was divided into two groups. Group A received an oral dose of 100 mg of nimesulide 1 h prior to surgery. Group B re…

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