Intravenous dexmedetomidine versus clonidine for prolongation of bupivacaine spinal anesthesia and analgesia: A randomized double-blind study

Background: Alpha 2 -adrenergic agonists have synergistic action with local anesthetics and may prolong the duration of sensory, motor blockade and postoperative analgesia obtained with spinal anesthesia. Aim: The objectives of this study are to compare and evaluate the efficacy of intravenous dexm...

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Main Authors: Velayudha Sidda Reddy, Nawaz Ahmed Shaik, Balaji Donthu, Venkata Krishna Reddy Sannala, Venkatsiva Jangam
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2013-01-01
Series:Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology
Online Access:;year=2013;volume=29;issue=3;spage=342;epage=347;aulast=Reddy