A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF VARYING DOSES OF ORAL PREGABALIN TO ATTAIN ANALGESIA IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING INFRAUMBILICAL LAPROTOMY UNDER SPINAL ANAESTHESIA

Dr Shireesh Adhikari S

Abstract


Pain is the foremost complaint in majority of patients following surgery. Recently,plenty of studies have reported the efficacy of pre-operatively administered oral pregabalin in decreasing acute post-operative pain. But the ideal dose of preemptive pregabalin for the same is still a mystery. Hence,this study was conducted to evaluate the optimal preemptive analgesic dose of pregabalin.


Keywords


Preemptive analgesia; Pregabalin; Spinal Anaesthesia; Post-operative pain; Visual Analogue Scale; Laprotomy

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