Ibuprofen Does Not Impair Long Bone Fracture Healing in Pediatric Fracture Patients
Effect of NSAID Use on Bone Healing in Pediatric Fractures: A Preliminary, Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Study.J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Sep;40(8):e683-e689.
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One hundred pediatric patients (102 fractures) were included in this randomized trial comparing ibuprofen and acetaminophen for pain relief after sustaining a long bone fracture. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of healing. Additional outcomes of interest included time to radiographic union, incidence of non-union, duration of medication use (i.e., treatment, narcotic consumption)...
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