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Table 2 Analgesic use: Overall Study Results

From: Prospective study of recovery from copperhead snake envenomation: an observational study

  Day 3 Day 7 Day 14 Day 21 Day 28
  n % n % n % n % n %
No analgesic 9/20 45 10/20 50 14/19 74 16/20 80 16/20 80
Non-prescription analgesic 1/20 5 3/20 15 1/19 5 2/20 10 4/20 20
Prescription analgesic, non-opioid 1/20 5 1/20 5 1/19 5 0/20 0 0/20 0
Opioid analgesic 9/20 45 6/20 30 3/19 16 2/20 10 0/20 0
  1. Classification of the strongest type of medication used by study subjects to treat snakebite-related pain in the 24 hours prior to each scheduled study assessment. The day of envenomation is Day 0.