Pregabalin reduces post-operative pain after mastectomy: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.

@article{Kim2011PregabalinRP,
  title={Pregabalin reduces post-operative pain after mastectomy: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={S Y Kim and Jong Wook Song and Boram Park and Seongwon Park and Yoo Jin An and Yon Hee Shim},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={
          290-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Pregabalin is used for the treatment of neuropathic pain and has shown analgesic efficacy in post-operative pain. The aim of this randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial (Clinical Trials.gov ID NCT00938548) was to investigate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin for reducing post-operative pain in patients after mastectomy. METHODS Eighty-four women scheduled for elective mastectomy were randomly assigned to groups that received either pregabalin (75 mg) or placebo, 1… CONTINUE READING
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