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Table 6 Plasma cortisol concentrations (ng/mL) prior to and at times following surgery

From: Robenacoxib versus meloxicam for the management of pain and inflammation associated with soft tissue surgery in dogs: a randomized, non-inferiority clinical trial

Time (h) Robenacoxib Meloxicam
Mean SD Mean SD
Pre-surgery 69.8 41.62 76.1 52.19
0 136.6 53.90 125.9 51.13
1 159.8 74.76 140.4 60.87
2 145.7 76.30 132.9 74.47
4 101.6 60.00 98.3 47.23
8 88.3 46.78 85.1 44.03
Mean (post-surgery) 116.0 51.21 108.5 42.26