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Single dose oral meloxicam for acute postoperative pain in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used mainly in treating pain associated with arthritis. The usual oral dose for osteoarthritis is 15 mg daily, but lower doses of 7.5 mg are advised in older patients. This review sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral meloxicam in acute postoperative pain, using clinical studies of patients with established pain, and with outcomes measured primarily over 6 hours using standard methods. This type of study has ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2009
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:fe34310c-af3b-4878-9990-2de6bd22995b
Source identifiers:
243585
Local pid:
pubs:243585
Language:
English

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