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Table 2 Management of post cesarean section pain in the first 24 h

From: Postoperative pain after cesarean section: assessment and management in a tertiary hospital in a low-income country

Treatment group T0 (N = 319) T6 (N = 311) T24 (N = 296)
n % n % n %
Diclofenac only 80 25 77 25 76 26
Pethidine only 23 7 23 7 21 7
Intrathecal morphine only 3 1 3 1 3 1
Tramadol only 35 11 34 11 31 10
Multiple analgesicsa 46 15 45 15 43 15
No analgesics 132 41 129 41 122 41
  1. aMultiple analgesics included anyone who received more than one analgesic drugs, of any kind