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dc.titleTramadol in labour pain in primiparous patients. A prospective comparative clinical trial
dc.contributor.authorViegas, O.A.C.
dc.contributor.authorKhaw, B.
dc.contributor.authorRatnam, S.S.
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-20T08:39:22Z
dc.date.available2016-12-20T08:39:22Z
dc.date.issued1993
dc.identifier.citationViegas, O.A.C., Khaw, B., Ratnam, S.S. (1993). Tramadol in labour pain in primiparous patients. A prospective comparative clinical trial. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 49 (3) : 131-135. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn00282243
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133727
dc.description.abstractThe analgesic efficacy and safety of tramadol 50 mg, 100 mg and pethidine 75 mg, administered intramuscularly were compared in a randomized, double- blind clinical trial in 90 pregnant women with labour pain. Pain relief was measured by a 4-point verbal rating scale 10, 20, 30, 45 and 60 min after the administration of study drugs. The average total pain relief score within the first hour was 0.9 with tramadol 50 mg, 1.7 with tramadol 100 mg and 1.7 with pethidine 75 mg. In comparison to both tramadol doses the administration of pethidine was associated with a significantly higher frequency of adverse events and a significantly lower respiratory rate in the neonates. The results indicate that tramadol 100 mg is as effective as pethidine 75 mg but has a superior safety profile.
dc.subjectAnalgesia
dc.subjectLabour pain
dc.subjectTramadol
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentOBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY
dc.description.sourcetitleEuropean Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
dc.description.volume49
dc.description.issue3
dc.description.page131-135
dc.description.codenEOGRA
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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