This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Letters To the Editor

Possible Effects of Ibuprofen Pretreatment on Seizure Duration During Electroconvulsive Therapy

Article Abstract

Because this piece does nothave an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentencesof the full text.

Sir: Leung and colleagues1 recently reported on the pretreatmentof patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)with ibuprofen in an apparently successful attempt at reducingthe incidence of post-ECT headache. One of the more interestingfindings from their data, however, goes unmentioned intheir discussion of the otherwise useful study. Table 1(p552) intheir article compares the placebo group and the ibuprofengroup on a number of factors, one of which is seizure duration.’ ‹’ ‹


Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Related Articles

Volume: 65

Quick Links: Depression (MDD) , Electroconvulsive Therapy