Does 1 or 2 g paracetamol added to ketoprofen enhance analgesia in adult tonsillectomy patients?

@article{Salonen2009Does1O,
  title={Does 1 or 2 g paracetamol added to ketoprofen enhance analgesia in adult tonsillectomy patients?},
  author={A Salonen and Juha Tapio Silvola and Hannu Kokki},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={1200-6}
}
BACKGROUND We have evaluated whether co-administration of intravenous (i.v.) paracetamol could enhance the analgesic efficacy of ketoprofen (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID) in patients undergoing a tonsillectomy. METHODS This prospective, randomized, double-blinded and placebo-controlled add-on study with three parallel groups included 114 patients, aged 16-50 years, and scheduled for elective tonsillectomy. All patients were given ketoprofen 1 mg/kg i.v. after surgery… CONTINUE READING
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