Flurbiprofen, aspirin, codeine, and placebo for postpartum uterine pain.

  title={Flurbiprofen, aspirin, codeine, and placebo for postpartum uterine pain.},
  author={Sue Bloomfield and Jerry Mitchell and G B Cissell and Thomas P. Barden},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={80 3A},
Flurbiprofen (Ansaid, Upjohn), a substituted phenyl propionic acid, is a new analgesic/anti-inflammatory agent. To evaluate its relative efficacy in noninflammatory pain, 159 hospitalized women with moderate or severe postpartum uterine cramps were given single oral doses of 50 mg of flurbiprofen, 650 mg of aspirin, 60 or 120 mg of codeine sulfate, or placebo in a parallel, stratified, randomized block, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Patients rated pain intensity, pain relief, and side… CONTINUE READING