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Flurbiprofen Axetil for Uterine Contraction Pain (FAUCOP)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Nanjing Medical University Identifier:
First received: July 28, 2008
Last updated: August 5, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
Uterine contraction pain is a common problem after abortion. Optimal analgesic for such suffering is still needed to be guaranteed. Flurbiprofen Axetil is a target-distributable non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) functioning via block the synthesis of prostaglandin E (PGE). The investigators hypothesized that Flurbiprofen Axetil could suppress the uterine contraction pain after abortion effectively.

Condition Intervention Phase
Postoperative Pain
Drug: Saline
Drug: Flurbiprofen Axetil
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase IV Study of Flurbiprofen Axetil for Uterine Contraction Pain After Abortion

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Further study details as provided by Nanjing Medical University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • VAS pain scorings [ Time Frame: At the end of the operation, 0,5,15,30,60min after operation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Anesthetic consumptions [ Time Frame: At the end of the operation ]
  • Overall VAS satisfaction scorings with analgesia [ Time Frame: At the end of the study ]
  • Side effects [ Time Frame: During the whole period of the study ]
  • Volume of bleeding [ Time Frame: At the end of the study ]

Enrollment: 97
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: 1
Saline 5 ml injection 10 min prior to propofol administration.
Drug: Saline
Saline 5 ml injection 10 min prior to propofol administration.
Other Name: Ringer's solution
Experimental: 2
Flurbiprofen Axetil 50 mg in 5 ml injection 10min prior to propofol administration.
Drug: Flurbiprofen Axetil
Flurbiprofen Axetil 50 mg in 5 ml injection 10min prior to propofol administration.
Other Name: KaiFen


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA status I-II
  • Performing abortion operation (medical- or drug-induced
  • Requiring painless abortion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 19yrs, and >= 45yrs
  • History of central active drugs administration
  • Drug abuse
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Any other chronic diseases
  • Allergy to the study drugs
  • Habit of over-volume alcohol drinking
  • Records of history of centrally active drug use and psychiatry
  • Any organic disorders
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00725218

China, Jiangsu
Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 210004
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nanjing Medical University
Study Director: XiaoFeng Shen, MD Nanjing Medical University
  More Information

Responsible Party: XiaoFeng Shen, Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital Identifier: NCT00725218     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NMU-MZ203
Study First Received: July 28, 2008
Last Updated: August 5, 2008

Keywords provided by Nanjing Medical University:
Postoperative pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Flurbiprofen axetil
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 24, 2017