Analgesia after day case laparoscopic sterilisation. A comparison of tramadol with paracetamol/dextropropoxyphene and paracetamol/codeine combinations.

In a prospective, double-blind trial we compared the analgesic efficacy of tramadol during the first 24 h after day case laparoscopic sterilisation with two commonly prescribed combination analgesics. Seventy-five women were allocated randomly to receive oral paracetamol 325 mg/dextropropoxyphene hydrochloride 32.5 mg, tramadol 50 mg or paracetamol 500 mg… (More)