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Single dose oral ibuprofen plus paracetamol (acetaminophen) for acute postoperative pain.

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BACKGROUND: Combining two different analgesics in fixed doses in a single tablet can provide better pain relief than either drug alone in acute pain. This appears to be broadly true across a range of different drug combinations, in postoperative pain and migraine headache. Some combinations of ibuprofen and paracetamol are available for use without prescription in some acute pain situations. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and adverse effects of single dose oral ibuprofen plus paracetamol...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
CD010210
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:c0511cf8-6111-45ba-bc29-7df8fd7914ac
Source identifiers:
407566
Local pid:
pubs:407566

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