Postoperative analgesia with extradural buprenorphine and pentazocine.


A randomised study of the efficacy, duration of action and side-effects of two analgesic regimens following lower abdominal surgery is described. Patients received extradural pentazocine 30 mg or extradural buprenorphine 0.3 mg to provide postoperative analgesia. Interval for the next analgesia was significantly greater after extradural buprenorphine (18.96… (More)