Though both the drugs resulted in significant decrease in pain intensity from the 2nd to 24th post-operative hour, Tramadol always resulted in better pain control than Ketorolac at every post-operative hour (P < 0.050). To conclude, intramuscular Tramadol seemed useful in controlling pain following surgery, with better levels.
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It should also be avoided in patients taking MAO inhibitors. Tramadol should be avoided in patients with head injury or history of addiction.
Regular monitoring of vital signs was done in both the groups and found to be within normal limits (Table 6 ). So, on the basis of vital sign recordings and the insignificant number and degree of side effects in both the groups, we could conclude that all patients tolerated their group drug well. Of the 25 patients in the Group-K, two developed mild skin reactions at the site of injection while one patient complained of sweating and nausea (Table 5 ).
The analgesic efficacy of tramadol was found to be greater than that of the three NSAIDs. Tramadol also was statistically significantly better than the other three agents with regard to the number of boluses required per patient (1.6 versus 4.4 for metamizole, 4.5 for ketorolac, and 5.3 for lysine clonixinate) and the number of.
With regard to overall efficacy, as rated by the physician, excellent and very good results were obtained in 79.5% of the patients in the tramadol group, compared with 57.5%, 57.5%, and 50% of those in the metamizole, ketorolac, and lysine clonixinate groups, respectively ( P < 0.05 or better). The analgesic efficacy of tramadol was found to be greater than that of the three NSAIDs. During this 24-hour study, pain was assessed by using a visual analog scale. We compared the analgesic efficacy and safety of tramadol, a new pure agonistic central analgesic, with that of three nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the control of postoperative pain.
CONCLUSIONS: During the first 12 hours following surgery, a 100 mg dose of tramadol has been shown to provide more effective pain relief than 30 mg of ketorolac administered intravenously every 6 hours.
To compare the analgesic efficacy of tramadol to that of ketorolac trometamol administered intravenously and at fixed times over the 24 hours after abdominal hysterectomy.
During the first 12 hours following surgery, a 100 mg dose of tramadol has been shown to provide more effective pain relief than 30 mg of ketorolac administered intravenously every 6 hours. The only drawback to administering the drug intravenously was the high incidence of postoperative vomiting.
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2 Answers - Posted in: pain, ketorolac, oxycodone - Answer: I guess it sort of depends on why or what you are taking this medication.
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oxycodone is a narcotic and an opiate based drug. ketorolac is an anti-inflammatory without steroids. hope that helps. ketorolac is usually prescribed in conjunction with another drug to work well, and is just a short term drug.
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I guess it sort of depends on why or what you are taking this medication for? In general, the Oxycodone/325 is far stronger as it is a Narcotic medication mixed with Tylenol, the Ketorolac is classified as a NSAID, or anti inflammatory medication, that typically helps with joint pain, sort of like taking Ibuprofen over the counter only stronger.
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