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Single dose oral gabapentin for established acute postoperative pain in adults.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug, also used in the treatment of neuropathic pain, which is the subject of a Cochrane review, currently under revision. Its efficacy in treating established acute postoperative pain has not been demonstrated. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of single dose oral gabapentin compared with placebo in established acute postoperative pain using methods that permit comparison with other analgesics. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched Cochrane CENTR...

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Straube, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Wiffen, PJ More by this author
McQuay, HJ More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
5
Pages:
CD008183
Publication date:
2010
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:24188a75-7172-4d1c-bc1d-c416210daaca
Source identifiers:
346065
Local pid:
pubs:346065

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