Ketorolac Versus Opioid for Pain After Endoscopy
“Study of Ketorolac Versus Opioid for Pain After Endoscopy”
A double blind randomized controlled trial designed to compare pain control and safety with ketorolac and oxycodone in the post-operative setting for patients undergoing ureteroscopy for treatment of urinary stones. Patients are followed for five days after their surgery as they record their pain scores, medication utilization, and stent related symptoms.
Drug - Oxycodone
5 mg of oxycodone taken by mouth every 6 hours for 5 days
Drug - Ketorolac
10 mg of ketorolac taken by mouth every 6 hours for 5 days
Study of Ketorolac Versus Opioid for Pain After Endoscopy (SKOPE): A Double-blinded Randomized Control Trial Comparing Outpatient Analgesic Efficacy of NSAIDs and Opioids in Patients Undergoing Ureteroscopy for Kidney Stones