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Single dose oral mefenamic acid for acute postoperative pain in adults.

Abstract:

Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is most often used for treating pain of dysmenorrhoea in the short term (seven days or less), as well as mild to moderate pain including headache, dental pain, postoperative and postpartum pain. It is widely available in many countries worldwide. To assess the efficacy of single dose oral mefenamic acid in acute postoperative pain, and any associated adverse events. We searched Cochrane CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Oxfor...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Volume:
3
Publication date:
2011
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:326a173e-d234-47b8-8a38-c975def67147
Source identifiers:
243879
Local pid:
pubs:243879
Language:
English

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