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Study Evaluating Ibuprofen 600 mg Extended Release (ER) For Dental Pain

Last updated on March 14, 2019

Study Location
Jean Brown Research Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84124 United States
Eligibility criteria
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Females and Males
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
16-40 years
Inclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that allow a person to participate in a clinical study.
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- Males and females 16 to 40 years of age.

- Outpatients who undergo surgical extraction of 1-2 third molars, one of which must be
a partial or full bony mandibular impaction and have moderate to severe post-operative
pain (confirmed by a VAS score of at least 50 mm on a 100 mm VAS) following surgical

- Use of only the following preoperative medication(s)/anesthetic(s): short-acting local
anesthetic (mepivacaine or lidocaine) with or without vasoconstrictor, nitrous oxide,
and/or midazolam;

- Reliable, cooperative, and of adequate intelligence to record the requested
information on the analgesic questionnaire form;

- Examined by the attending dentist or physician and medically cleared to participate in
the study;

- In general good health and have no contraindications to the study medication.

Exclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that prevent a person from participating in a clinical study.
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- Pregnancy, as verified by a urine-based pregnancy test, or breast feeding;

- Presence of a serious medical condition (e.g., poorly controlled hypertension, poorly
controlled diabetes, significantly impaired cardiac, renal or hepatic function,
poorly-controlled hyper- or hypothyroidism);

- Use of a prescription or nonprescription drug with which the administration of
ibuprofen or any other NSAID is contraindicated;

- Use of a bisphosphonate (e.g., risedronate [Actonel], alendronate [Fosamax], or
ibandronate [Boniva]) in the past 5-years;

- Acute localized dentalveolar infection at the time of surgery that could confound the
post-surgical evaluation;

- Females who are of child-bearing potential, or post-menopausal for less than 2 years
and not using a medically approved method of contraception (i.e., oral, transdermal,
or implanted contraceptives, intrauterine device, diaphragm, condom, abstinence, or
surgical sterility), or females who test positive on a urine-based pregnancy test;

- Presence or history (within 2 years of enrollment) of bleeding disorder(s) or peptic
ulcer disease;

- History of alcoholism (i.e., on average, consumes 3 or more alcoholic drinks per day)
or substance abuse within the last year, or is currently abusing alcohol or other
mood-altering drugs (e.g., cannabis). Patients who are taking CNS or other
psychotropic drugs (including St. John's Wort, or any other nutritional supplement
known to have psychotropic effects) may be enrolled if they have been on stable doses
of medication for at least 2 months, will maintain this dose throughout the study, and
their condition is judged by the Principal Investigator to be well-controlled;

- Habituation to analgesic drugs (i.e., routine use of oral analgesics 5 or more times
per week)

- History of allergic reaction (e.g., asthma, rhinitis, swelling, shock, or hives) to
ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, or to any other NSAID; or to codeine, hydrocodone, or
acetaminophen, or to their combinations;

- Prior use of any type of analgesic or NSAID five half-lives of that drug or less
before taking the first dose of study medication, except for pre-anesthetic medication
and anesthesia for the procedure;

- Ingestion of any caffeine-containing beverages, chocolate, or alcohol 4 hours or less
before taking the first dose of study medication;

- The subject has taken an investigational product or participated in an investigational
trial within 30 days of study enrollment;

- The subject has previously participated in this study;

- The subject is a member of the study site staff directly involved with the study, an
employee of the Sponsor, or a relative of study site personnel directly involved with
the study.

Study Evaluating Ibuprofen 600 mg Extended Release (ER) For Dental Pain


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