Efficacy of phloroglucinol for the treatment of pain of gynaecologic or obstetrical origin: a systematic review of literature of randomised controlled trials

@article{Clara2019EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of phloroglucinol for the treatment of pain of gynaecologic or obstetrical origin: a systematic review of literature of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Blanchard Clara and Vanderkam Paul and Pouchain Denis and Mignot St{\'e}phanie and Vaillant-Roussel H{\'e}l{\`e}ne and Boussageon R{\'e}my},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2019},
  volume={76},
  pages={1-6}
}
Purpose Antispasmodics like phloroglucinol are commonly used to alleviate pain. Various authorities recommend the use of this drug for conditions such as dysmenorrhoea, threatened abortion or labour pains. The goal was to carry out a systematic review analysing the existing data concerning the efficacy of phloroglucinol to treat pain in obstetrical or gynaecologic cases. The protocol was registered in Prospero (CRD 42018094065). Methods The keywords “phloroglucinol” and “randomised controlled… 

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