Tramadol iv. : Influence of Dose and Dose Intervals on Therapeutic Accuracy and Side Effects When Used for Postoperative Pain Relief in Ambulatory Surgery

2014-07-23 21:43:35 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Ambulatory Surgery


Administration of tramadol intravenously


University Hospital Ghent




University Hospital, Ghent

Results (where available)

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