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Transdermal glyceryl trinitrate for dysmenorrhoea

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7053.364a (Published 10 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:364

Confidence intervals for glyceryl trinitrate do not suggest a significant effect

  1. A Li Wan Po,
  2. R W Stones
  1. Professor of clinical pharmaceutics Centre for Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD
  2. Professor of clinical pharmaceutics Centre for Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD

    EDITOR,—Effective treatments for dysmenorrhoea (combined oral contraceptives and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are available, but, as R Pittrof and colleagues state, contraindications to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs make them unsuitable in some patients.1 The authors suggest, on the basis of a small clinical trial, that transdermal glyceryl trinitrate is a …

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