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Ibuprofen 400 mg is effective in women, and women are well represented in trials

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Background: A recent article in the New Scientist argued that women were under-represented in clinical trials which, until now, had masked the finding that ibuprofen 400 mg was ineffective in women. Methods: Meta-analysis of randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trials of ibuprofen 400 mg in acute pain, and use of individual patient information were planned to test the hypothesis that ibuprofen is ineffective in women. For each trial the proportion of women participating, the number of ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2253-2-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
Role:
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Anesthesiology Journal website
Volume:
2
Article number:
6
Publication date:
2002-11-01
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1471-2253
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English
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2008-11-28

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