Cesarean delivery: meperidine tops APAP for post-op pain
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Why this matters
- The weak opioid meperidine (Demerol) provides greater pain relief after cesarean delivery than paracetamol (Tylenol; acetaminophen [APAP]), but with more vomiting as an adverse effect.
- Better pain control after cesarean delivery ameliorates maternal distress and enhances...