Table 1: Characteristics of studies included in meta-analysis.

Author Year Dose of Dexamethasone Patients Mean Age Design of the Study Number of teeth Extracted Classification of Impaction Design of Flap Postoperative Administration
Submucosal Intramuscolar Submucosal Intramuscolar
Majid & Mahmood
2011 4 mg 10 10 27 Parallel (3 groups) 10 10 Class II and III A, B, C Pell and Gregory Triangular mucoperiosteal Amoxicillina 500 mg every 8 h and Tradamol Tablets 50 mg
Majid 2011 4 mg 11 11 26,9 Parallel (3 groups) 11 11 Class II and III B, C Pell and Gregory Triangular mucoperiosteal Amoxicillina 500 mg every 8 h and Tradamol Tablets 50 mg arequrequiredmg as required
Majid & Mahmood
2013 4 mg 12 12 25,6 Parallel (6 groups) 12 12 Class II and III A, B, C Pell and Gregory Triangular mucoperiosteal Amoxicillina 500 mg every 8h and Tradamol Tablets 50 mg requiredmg
Bhargava 2014 4 mg 10 10 24,1 Parallel (6 groups) 10 10 Class II position B Pell and Gregory Modified ward's mucoperiosteal Amoxicillina 500 mg every 8 h and Paracetamol 650 mg for 5 days

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