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Sabrina J Poon, Margaret B Greenwood-Ericksen
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November 2014: Annals of Emergency Medicine
Andrew K Chang, Polly E Bijur, Kevin G Munjal, E John Gallagher
OBJECTIVES: The objective was to test the hypothesis that hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Vicodin [5/500]) provides more efficacious analgesia than codeine/acetaminophen (Tylenol #3 [30/300]) in patients discharged from the emergency department (ED). Both are currently Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Schedule III narcotics. METHODS: This was a prospective, randomized, double-blind, clinical trial of patients with acute extremity pain who were discharged home from the ED, comparing a 3-day supply of oral hydrocodone/acetaminophen (5 mg/500 mg) to oral codeine/acetaminophen (30 mg/300 mg)...
March 2014: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Jerome Schofferman, Scott M Fishman, R Norman Harden, Kristi L Kirschner
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January 2014: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
Roger Chou, Laurie Hoyt Huffman
BACKGROUND: Medications are the most frequently prescribed therapy for low back pain. A challenge in choosing pharmacologic therapy is that each class of medication is associated with a unique balance of risks and benefits. PURPOSE: To assess benefits and harms of acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), antidepressants, benzodiazepines, antiepileptic drugs, skeletal muscle relaxants, opioid analgesics, tramadol, and systemic corticosteroids for acute or chronic low back pain (with or without leg pain)...
October 2, 2007: Annals of Internal Medicine
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