Subcutaneous naloxone for the prevention of intrathecal morphine induced pruritus in elective Caesarean delivery.

@article{Lockington2007SubcutaneousNF,
  title={Subcutaneous naloxone for the prevention of intrathecal morphine induced pruritus in elective Caesarean delivery.},
  author={P F Lockington and P Fa'aea},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={672-6}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the antipruritic efficacy of subcutaneous naloxone following intrathecal morphine administration. Fifty women undergoing elective Caesarean section using spinal anaesthesia were randomly allocated, in a double-blind study design, to receive either naloxone 400 microg or placebo as a subcutaneous injection at the end of surgery. Spinal anaesthesia was performed using 0.5% hyperbaric bupivacaine, 25 microg fentanyl and 150 microg of preservative-free morphine… CONTINUE READING

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