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OTA 2013: Trend towards reduced rescue medication following surgery with 75mg pregabalin

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October 2013

OTA 2013: Trend towards reduced rescue medication following surgery with 75mg pregabalin

Vol: 2| Issue: 9| Number:45| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Double-Blind Trial Of Pregabalin As An Adjunct To Post-Operative Pain In Orthopaedic Trauma Patients

Contributing Authors:
D Volgas G Della Rocca B Crist J Stannard

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81 patients with a trauma related fracture underwent surgery and were administered adjunct pregabalin or a placebo to determine if pregabalin administration was an effective pain management strategy. Patients were randomized into three groups to receive low or high doses of pregabalin (75 or 150 mg) or a placebo twice a day for the duration of hospitalization. The results suggest a trend towards l...

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