Volume 10, Issue 2 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Summer 2003)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2003, 10(2): 42-45 | Back to browse issues page

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Baalbaki M, Bakhshaii M H, Hakemzadeh F. The Study of Oral Clonidine Effect in Duration of Spinal Anesthesia with Lidocaine and Its Complications. Avicenna J Clin Med 2003; 10 (2) :42-45
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There are many kinds of intervention to prolong the duration of spinal anesthesia which one of them is preoperation oral drugs. The purpose of this study was determination of clonidine effects in duration of spinal anesthesia and its complications.

          This study was a double - blinded randomized controlled clinical trial in 40-60 years old males of Mobasher and Ekbatan hospitals in Hamadan. In this study there were 40 cases candidated for spinal anesthesia and we divided them to 2 groups i.e. test and control then the results were recorded on questionnaire sheets.

          The test cases were prescribed 0.2 mg clonidine P.O. preoperatively and their duration of spinal anesthesia prolonged 11 minutes averagely and decreased its complications related to control prescribed placebo.

          Hence , the result showed preparation oral clonidine prolongs the duration of spinal anesthesia and decreases its complications like hypotention , nausea and vomiting.

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