Table 2

Detailed results of network meta-analysis for pain (white) and function (grey)

Diclofenac gel −0.01
(−0.21 to 0.19)
0.51
(0.19 to 0.84)
−0.21
(−0.41 to 0.00)
−0.27
(−0.57 to 0.01)
0.38
(0.05 to 0.71)
0.10
(−0.47 to 0.66)
−0.22
(−0.68 to 0.23)
−0.34
(−0.97 to 0.28)
−0.31
(−0.80 to 0.15)
0.20
(−0.22 to 0.61)
−0.30
(−0.44 to –0.17)
0.12
(−0.18 to 0.44)
Diclofenac solution 0.53
(0.20 to 0.86)
−0.20
(−0.39 to 0.03)
−0.26
(−0.56 to 0.04)
0.39
(0.05 to 0.73)
0.11
(−0.46 to 0.68)
−0.21
(−0.66 to 0.25)
−0.33
(−0.96 to 0.30)
−0.30
(−0.82 to 0.23)
0.21
(−0.21 to 0.63)
−0.29
(−0.44 to –0.14)
0.35
(−0.11to 0.82)
0.23
(−0.24 to 0.7)
Diclofenac patch −0.72
(−1.05 to 0.39)
−0.79
(−0.19 to –0.40)
−0.13
(−0.56 to 0.28)
−0.42
(−1.04 to 0.21)
−0.74
(−1.26 to –0.22)
−0.86
(−1.53 to –0.18)
−0.83
(−1.40 to –0.26)
−0.32
(−0.81 to 0.17)
−0.81
(−1.12 to –0.52)
−0.02
(−0.29 to 0.31)
−0.14
(−0.45 to 0.22)
−0.37
(−0.82 to 0.13)
Ketoprofen −0.06
(−0.37 to 0.22)
0.59
(0.24 to 0.99)
0.31
(−0.26 to 0.87)
−0.01
(−0.48 to 0.44)
−0.13
(−0.77 to 0.49)
−0.10
(−0.63 to 0.41)
0.41
(−0.02 to 0.82)
−0.09
(−0.25 to 0.04)
0.16
(−0.26 to 0.61)
0.05
(−0.4 to 0.49)
−0.18
(−0.74 to 0.38)
0.19
(−0.28 to 0.61)
Eltenac 0.65
(0.26 to 1.05)
0.37
(−0.23 to 0.98)
0.05
(−0.45 to 0.56)
−0.07
(−0.73 to 0.62)
−0.04
(−0.60 to 0.52)
0.47
(0.00 to 0.94)
−0.03
(−0.28 to 0.23)
0.52
(0.1 to 0.96)
0.4
(−0.04 to 0.85)
0.17
(−0.38 to 0.73)
0.54
(0.08 to 0.97)
0.36
(−0.18 to 0.89)
Ibuprofen −0.28
(−0.91 to 0.35)
−0.60
(−1.12 to –0.07)
−0.72
(−1.40 to –0.03)
−0.69
(−1.28 to 0.11)
−0.18
(−0.68 to 0.31)
−0.68
(−0.98 to –0.38)
0.33
(−0.34 to 1.02)
0.21
(−0.48 to 0.9)
−0.02
(−0.78 to 0.75)
0.35
(−0.35 to 1.03)
0.17
(−0.59 to 0.92)
−0.19
(−0.94 to 0.56)
Nimesulide −0.32
(−1.02 to 0.38)
−0.44
(−1.26 to 0.37)
−0.41
(−1.16 to 0.34)
0.10
(−0.58 to 0.78)
−0.40
(−0.95 to 0.15)
Salicylate −0.12
(−0.86 to 0.64)
−0.09
(−0.75 to 0.56)
0.42
(−0.17 to 1.01)
−0.08
(−0.51 to 0.35)
−0.35
(−1.09 to 0.41)
−0.46
(−1.22 to 0.29)
−0.69
(−1.52 to 0.13)
−0.32
(−1.1 to 0.42)
−0.51
(−1.33 to 0.31)
−0.87
(−1.69 to –0.05)
−0.68
(−1.65 to 0.29)
Etoricoxib 0.03
(−0.76 to 0.81)
0.54
(−0.19 to 1.26)
0.04
(−0.57 to 0.65)
−0.39
(−0.98 to 0.2)
−0.51
(−1.19 to 0.15)
−0.73
(−1.49 to 0.00)
−0.36
(−1.06 to 0.26)
−0.55
(−1.3 to 0.17)
−0.91
(−1.65 to –0.19)
−0.72
(−1.63 to 0.18)
−0.04
(−1.0 to 0.91)
Indomethacin 0.51
(−0.12 to 1.15)
0.01
(−0.48 to 0.51)
0.83
(0.24 to 1.44)
0.71
(0.1 to 1.31)
0.48
(−0.21 to 1.17)
0.85
(0.22 to 1.43)
0.66
(−0.01 to 1.34)
0.3
(−0.37 to 0.99)
0.49
(−0.37 to 1.35)
1.17
(0.25 to 2.09)
1.21
(0.38 to 2.07)
Piroxicam −0.50
(−0.89 to –0.11)
−0.22
(−0.42 to 0.00)
−0.33
(−0.57 to –0.1)
−0.56
(−0.97 to –0.15)
−0.19
(−0.45 to 0.02)
−0.38
(−0.76 to 0.00)
−0.74
(−1.12 to –0.36)
−0.55
(−1.2 to 0.1)
0.13
(−0.59 to 0.85)
0.17
(−0.44 to 0.81)
−1.04
(−1.6 to –0.48)
Placebo
  • Data are standardised mean difference (from the top left to the bottom right, higher comparator vs lower comparator) and their related 95% CI.