Ondansetron for treatment of intrathecal morphine-induced pruritus after cesarean delivery.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Pruritus induced by intrathecal morphine is a concern in many obstetric patients after cesarean delivery and may detract from the benefit of postoperative pain relief. This study was performed to investigate the efficacy of ondansetron (5-HT3 receptor antagonist) in treatment of pruritus following intrathecal morphine. METHODS… (More)

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