• Ibuprofen may be used as ‘bone-safe' analgesic treatment after Colles' fracture

    6 days ago - By Healio

    For patients with nonsurgically treated Colles' fractures, ibuprofen reduced pain without causing changes in fragment migration or functional, densitometrical and biochemical outcomes, according to published results.
    In a single-center, triple-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, Marius Aliuskevicius, MD, and colleagues assigned 96 patients with nonsurgically treated Colles' fractures to one of the following three cohorts: a 3-day ibuprofen group, a 7-day ibuprofen group and a control group. According to the study, the 3-day group received 600 mg of ibuprofen
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