Share this post on your profile with a comment of your own:

Successfully Shared!

View on my Profile

A Comparison of NSAIDs for Acute, Non-Radicular Low Back Pain

June 5, 2019


This clinical trial examines the effectiveness in acute low back pain (LBP) of three medications: Ketorolac, Ibuprofen, Diclofenac.


Study Information

This is an interventional study with an estimated 198 participants. It is randomized and double blind for the primary purpose of treating low back pain. The estimated start date of the study is in June 2019 and its estimated completion is in December 2019.


Inclusion Criteria

  • All genders, ages 18-64 years old
  • Present to ED primary for management of Low Back Pain (LBP)
  • Functionally impairing back pain: A baseline score greater than 5 on the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
  • Musculoskeletal etiology of low back
  • Non-radicular pain.
  • Pain duration less than 2 weeks (336 hours)
  • Non-traumatic LBP
  • Participant is to be discharged home


Exclusion Criteria

  • Flank pain: pain originating from tissues lateral to the paraspinal muscles.
  • Not available for follow-up
  • Pregnant
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • Allergic to or intolerant of investigational medications
  • Contraindications to investigational medications


You may participate in this study at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, United States, 10467. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Eddie Irizarry, MD.



This study is sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center with Eddie Irizarry, MD as the Principal Investigator.

Clinical Trials

View All Clinical Trials

Selecting Effective Combinations of Treatment for Low Back Pain

The #1 contributor to to United States disability claims is chronic back pain – specifically lower back pain…

Battlefield Acupuncture for Low Back Pain (BFA)

Battlefield Acupuncture is a type of acupuncture that had been used in many Review Trial

Meditation and Exercise to Treat Chronic Back Pain

This clinical trial examines the effectiveness of meditation and exercise on individuals with chronic back pain.…

Examining Racial and SocioEconomic Disparities in Chronic Low Back Pain Study

There is little supporting evidence on whether disadvantaged groups of society may have a higher risk for chronic…

Dry Needling for Patients With Back Pain

Similar to acupuncture, dry needling is an alternative form of medicine that uses hollow-core hypodermic needles…

Send this to a friend