Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized crossover comparison with placebo TENS and ibuprofen.

@article{Dawood1990TranscutaneousEN,
  title={Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized crossover comparison with placebo TENS and ibuprofen.},
  author={M. Yusoff Dawood and Jenny Ramos},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1990},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={656-60}
}
In a randomized four-way crossover study, 32 women with primary dysmenorrhea were treated with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for two cycles, placebo (sham) TENS for one cycle, or ibuprofen 400 mg four times a day for one cycle. The TENS setting used was 100 pulses per second with 100-microsecond pulse widths. The subjects were allowed to adjust the amplitude to a comfortable level. The pain rescue medication was ibuprofen 400 mg as needed, up to 1600 mg/day. Significantly… CONTINUE READING

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