Table 1

Pain measurements at 0, 15th and 30th minutes

VariablesParacetamol group n=46Morphine group n=45Dexketoprophen group, n=46
VAS score, mean±SD, median (IQR)
 Baseline82.6±12.681.4±12.383.5±10.8
80 (75–91)80 (75–90)80 (78–90)
 15th minute50.6±25.338±24.555.5±18
50 (40–70)40 (17.5–56.25)50 (45–70)
 30th minute19±22.415.5±1627.6±20.4
10 (3–32.5)10 (5–20)20 (10–36.25)
Change in VAS score in from baseline mean±SD, median (IQR)
 15th minute32±23.743.4±25.828.1±20.4
33 (25–39)43 (34–50)28 (23–33)
 30th minute63.1±24.967±20.555.8±23.4
65 (58–72)67 (60–73)58 (50–64)
Verbal rating score, median (IQR)
 Baseline4 (4–4)4 (4–4)4 (4–4)
 15th minute2 (2–3)2 (1–3)3 (2–3)
 30th minute1 (1–2)1 (1–2)1 (1–2)
  • VAS, visual analogue scale.