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Single dose dipyrone for acute postoperative pain.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Dipyrone (metamizole) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in some countries to treat pain (postoperative, colic, cancer, and migraine); it is banned in others because of an association with life-threatening blood agranulocytosis. This review updates a 2001 Cochrane review, and no relevant new studies were identified, but additional outcomes were sought. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and adverse events of single dose dipyrone in acute postoperative pain. SEARCH STRA...

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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) More from this journal
Volume:
9
Publication date:
2010-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:113012
UUID:
uuid:0afa29cc-aa76-4901-a523-846e350ee136
Local pid:
pubs:113012
Source identifiers:
113012
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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