An evaluation of the efficacy of gabapentin for prevention of catheter-related bladder discomfort: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.

@article{Agarwal2007AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of the efficacy of gabapentin for prevention of catheter-related bladder discomfort: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.},
  author={Anil L. Agarwal and Sanjay Dhiraaj and Sandeep Singh Pawar and Rakesh Kapoor and Devendra Gupta and Prabhat K. Singh},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={1454-7, table of contents}
}
BACKGROUND Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) secondary to catheterization of urinary bladder is distressing. In the present study, we evaluated gabapentin for preventing CRBD. METHODS One-hundred and eight consecutive adult patients, ASA physical status I and II, of either sex, undergoing elective percutaneous nephrolithotomy were randomized into two groups of 54 each. Group control: placebo and group G gabapentin: gabapentin 600 mg. Drugs were administered orally 1 h before surgery… CONTINUE READING

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