SC and IM-delivered diclofenac vs Voltaren for pain following minor surgery
Subcutaneous injection of diclofenac for the treatment of pain following minor orthopedic surgery (DIRECT study): a randomized trialPain Pract. 2015 Jan;15(1):31-9.
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325 patients scheduled to undergo a minor orthopaedic surgery were randomized to receive either intramuscular diclofenac hydroxypropyl-b-cyclodextrin, subcutaneous diclofenac hydroxypropyl-b-cyclodextrin, or intramuscular Voltaren for postoperative analgesia. This was done to compare safety and efficacy of postoperative analgesic treatments. Pain, measured through a visual analog scale (VAS), and ...
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