Paracetamol/acetaminophen (single administration) for perineal pain in the early postpartum period.

  • Chou D
  • Abalos E
  • Gyte G
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Abstract

Perineal pain is a common but poorly studied adverse outcome following childbirth. Pain may result from perineal trauma due to bruising, spontaneous tears, surgical incisions (episiotomies), or in association with operative births (ventouse or forceps assisted births).

Author-supplied keywords

  • Acetaminophen
  • Acetaminophen: administration & dosage
  • Acute Disease
  • Analgesia, Obstetrical
  • Analgesia, Obstetrical: methods
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic: administration & dosage
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pain
  • Pain: drug therapy
  • Perineum
  • Postpartum Period
  • Pregnancy
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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Authors

  • Doris Chou

  • Edgardo Abalos

  • Gillian M L Gyte

  • A Metin Gülmezoglu

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