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ACE Report #11411
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS2019: Ibuprofen 600mg vs oxycodone HCl 5/325mg for analgesia after shoulder instability repair

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Opioid Use is Reduced in Patients Treated with NSAIDS After Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability Repair: A Randomized Study

Contributing Authors: EJ Strauss KA Campbell G Gonzalez-Lomas K Thompson A Katsman MJ Alaia LM Jazrawi

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40 patients scheduled for arthroscopic repair due to shoulder instability were randomized to a postoperative analgesia regimen which featured either ibuprofen 600mg plus 10 tablets of oxycodone hydrochloride 5/325mg for rescue analgesia, or to only oxycodone hydrochloride 5/325mg. Patients were assessed primarily for pain scores and number of oxycodone hydrochloride 5/325mg tablets consumed over t...

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