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Pain Relief of Metoprolol Versus Metoprolol Plus Morphine in Acute Chest Pain

Information source: Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Intervention: Metoprolol (Drug); metoprolol plus morphine (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden


The primary aim was to evaluate the relief of chest pain during the first 30 minutes among patients who received metoprolol alone as compared with metoprolol plus morphine

Clinical Details

Study design: N/A


Minimum age: N/A. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Acute chest pain

- ECG-signs indicating myocardial ischemia

Exclusion Criteria:

- Heart rate < 60 beats/min

- Systolic blood pressure < 110 mmHg

- High degree AV-block

- Signs of obstructive pulmonary disease

- Signs of pulmonary oedema

- Unwillingness

- Participation in other studies

- Long delay between arrival of ambulance and randomisation

Locations and Contacts

Medical Institution, Dept of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg SE-413 45, Sweden
Additional Information

Last updated: July 16, 2008

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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