International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2017, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part B
Efficacy of medication on postoperative pain, swelling & Trismus after impaction of Mandibular third molar
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Sulphi Abdul Basheer, Dr. G Midhun Mohan and Dr. Swathi Vijayan
Surgical removal of impacted third molars are associated with a range of postoperative complications. And to reduce the complications NSAIDS & Serratiopeptidase have individual benefits. Hence, the study was conducted to assess the efficacy of Diclofenac potassium & a combination of Diclofenac potassium + Serratiopeptidase on Pain, swelling & trismus. Methodology: 30 patients were divided into two groups & tested for pain, swelling & trismus post operatively on 1,3 &5days. Results: There was significant reduction in the size of swelling in group II compared to group I.But the difference was again nonsignificant 5 days after the surgery. Conclusion: A synergistic combination of the two drugs have proven to be more effective than analgesic alone.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sulphi Abdul Basheer, Dr. G Midhun Mohan and Dr. Swathi Vijayan. Efficacy of medication on postoperative pain, swelling & Trismus after impaction of Mandibular third molar. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2017; 3(3): 96-99.