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Single dose oral nefopam for acute postoperative pain in adults.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Nefopam is a centrally-acting but non-opioid analgesic drug of the benzoxazocine chemical class, developed in the early 1970s. It is widely used, mainly in European countries, for the relief of moderate to severe pain as an alternative to opioid analgesic drugs, and used in rheumatic disease and other musculoskeletal disorders in the UK. This review sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral nefopam in acute postoperative pain, using clinical studies of patients with estab...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
McQuay, HJ More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
3
Pages:
CD007442
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:4853266b-cf62-4219-8ca2-38ffed03fdcd
Source identifiers:
241748
Local pid:
pubs:241748

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