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Table 1 Summary table of randomised trials included in the review

From: Systematic review of dexketoprofen in acute and chronic pain

  Number of: Number of patients   
Pain condition Studies Studies with QS ≥ 3/5 Studies with OPVS ≥ 9/16 Trials of group size ≥ 100 In total Given dexketoprofen Better than placebo/total comparisons At least equivalent to effective analgesic/total comparisons
Dental pain 7 6 6 0 994 618 4/4 3/4
Postsurgical 13 11 11 2 2185 1022 7/7 11/11
Renal colic 3 3 3 3 838 526   3/3
Gynaecologic pain 2 2 1 1 350 200 1/1 2/2
Lower limb injury 1 1 1 0 122 65   1/1
Ankle sprain 1 1 1 1 209 106   1/1
Acute bone pain in cancer 1 1 1 0 115 57   1/1
Acute low back pain 5 5 5 3 1267 635   5/5
OA/RA 2 2 2 0 300 152   2/2
Total 35 32 31 10 6380 3381 12/12 29/30
  1. QS = quality score; OPVS = Oxford Pain Validity Score; OA = osteoarthritis; RA = rheumatoid arthritis