AAOS2019: Ibuprofen 600mg vs oxycodone HCl 5/325mg for analgesia after shoulder instability repair
Opioid Use is Reduced in Patients Treated with NSAIDS After Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability Repair: A Randomized Study
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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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