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Table 7 Visual analog scale after recovery in the three groups

From: Comparison between bupivacaine–dexmedetomidine mixture and bupivacaine–magnesium mixture when used for wound infiltration before skin incision in surgeries for hernia repair regarding their intraoperative and postoperative analgesic effects

VAS\groups Group I (n = 15) Group II (n = 15) Group III (n = 15) P value
30 min 4.0 ± 0.00 3.0 ± 0.92 0.87 ± 0.91* 0.000
60 min 3.13 ± 0.99 3.0 ± 0.00 1.67 ± 0.97* 0.000
90 min 3.33 ± 0.48 3.0 ± 0.00 2.07 ± 1.10* 0.000
120 min 3.60 ± 0.50 3.40 ± 0.50 2.53 ± 0.74* 0.000
150 min 3.07 ± 0.70 3.0 ± 0.00 2.60 ± 0.50* 0.03
180 min 3.27 ± 0.59 2.73 ± 0.59 2.67 ± 0.72* 0.027
210 min 3.0 ± 0.65 2.33 ± 0.48 2.20 ± 0.41* 0.000
240 min 2.73 ± 0.70 2.13 ± 0.64 2.07 ± 0.25* 0.004
270 min 2.20 ± 0.41 2.00 ± 0.42 1.80 ± 0.56* 0.03
300 min 2.07 ± 0.25 1.73 ± 0.59 1.72 ± 0.70* 0.01
330 min 2.00 ± 0.00 1.53 ± 0.74 1.93 ± 0.25* 0.01
360 min 2.00 ± 0.00 1.40 ± 0.63 1.87 ± 0.35* 0.001
  1. Data expressed as mean ± (SD)
  2. *P value < 0.05
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