The effect of preoperative administration of oxycodone and paracetamol on postoperative pain

Preemptive analgesia can be given for the purpose of relieving postoperative pain.


Is there any evidence demonstrating that preoperative intake of the combination of oxycodone and paracetamol relieves postoperative pain better than only postoperative pain relievement?

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SBU Enquiry Service consists of systematic literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU staff member, in consultation with an external expert when needed. The quality of the studies identified is not systematically reviewed.

Published: 1/30/2019
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Report no: ut201903
Registration no: SBU 2018/280

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Helena Domeij, Sally Saad and Sara Fundell at SBU.

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