Tramadol iv. : Influence of Dose and Dose Intervals on Therapeutic Accuracy and Side Effects When Used for Postoperative Pain Relief in Ambulatory Surgery
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The aim of this study is to compare the administration of 1 unit dose of 100 mg tramadol intravenously versus multiple smaller dosages of tramadol during the first 6 hours post-operatively and to investigate the time course and accuracy of pain relief versus the onset and duration of side-effects.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
ASA I and II female or male patients
Aged 18-70 years
Scheduled for ambulatory surgery requiring postoperative pain medication.
Weight less than 70% or more than 130% of ideal body weight
Recent use of psycho-active medication, including alcohol
Patients suffering from chronic pain receiving pre-operative pain medication including NSAID's
Use of chronic anti-emetic medication, use of chronic corticoid therapy