The effect of intravenous low dose magnesium sulphate on early postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Background: The concept of preemptive analgesia was introduced by C. J. Woolf et al. Magnesium Sulphate, an antagonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors and its associated channels causes modulation of acute pain reducing postsurgical pain intensity and dosage of analgesics. Our study was done to evaluate the postoperative analgesic efficacy of single low dose magnesium sulphate … Read more