Gabapentin, Celecoxib, and Acetaminophen for the Prevention of Post-Operative Pain: Clinical Effectiveness


( Last Updated : July 31, 2017)
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RB1124-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of pre-operative administration of gabapentin to reduce post-operative pain following orthopedic surgery?

  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of pre-operative administration of celecoxib to reduce post-operative pain following orthopedic surgery?

  3. What is the clinical effectiveness of pre-operative administration of acetaminophen to reduce post-operative pain following orthopedic surgery?


Key Message

Five randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of pre-operative administration of gabapentin, celecoxib, or acetaminophen for patients undergoing orthopedic surgical procedures.