Ibuprofen in the management of postoperative pain.


The effect of the regular administration of ibuprofen on pain following abdominal surgery was investigated in a double-blind placebo-controlled study. The analgesic action of ibuprofen was measured by a reduction in the amount of morphine self-administered from an On-Demand Analgesic Computer. Pain scores, nausea scores and blood loss were similar in both… (More)