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Single dose oral nabumetone for acute postoperative pain in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Nabumetone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used mainly in treating pain associated with arthritis. The usual oral dose for osteoarthritis is 1000 mg daily, and higher doses are not advised in older patients. There are no known systematic reviews of its analgesic efficacy in acute postoperative pain. This review sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral nabumetone in acute postoperative pain, using clinical studies of patients with established pain, and w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2009-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
243577
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:243577
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uuid:d06e061c-4c3a-4cb3-88bb-3c2821d3f3fa
Local pid:
pubs:243577
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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