Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and non-opioids for acute renal colic

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Kourosh Afshar,

    Corresponding author
    1. University of British Columbia, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Department of Urology, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    • Kourosh Afshar, Department of Urology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Children's Ambulatory Care Building, Urology Clinic, K0-134, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4, Canada. kafshar@cw.bc.ca.

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  • Andrew E MacNeily,

    1. University of British Columbia, Department of Urology, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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  • Andrew J Marks,

    1. University of British Columbia, Department of Urology, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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  • Siavash Jafari

    1. University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

This review aims to look at the benefits and harms of different NSAIDs and non-opioids in patients with acute renal colic and if possible to determine which medication (or class of medications) are more appropriate for this purpose. Clinically relevant outcomes such as efficacy of pain relief, time to pain relief, recurrence of pain, need for rescue medication and side effects will be explored.