Home Opioid Use Following Cesarean Delivery: How Many Opioid Tablets Should Obstetricians Prescribe?

Summary

In the first two weeks postpartum, 75% of women used 45 or fewer opioid tablets. Operative time over one hour and increased number of opioid tablets prescribed are factors associated with higher postpartum opioid use.

Status: Completed
Funding: None
Category: Research