oa South African Medical Journal - A comparison between meptazinol and omnopon in the relief of postoperative pain

Volume 55, Issue 22
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In a random double-blind trial, meptazinol 100 mg, a new hexahydro-azepine derivative, was found to be comparable to Omnopon (papaveretum) 20 mg when given intramuscularly for the control of pain in 50 cases after hysterectomy.

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