Last updated on February 2019

2 Dose Neuraxial Morphine for Prevention of PDPH

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Headache following lumbar puncture
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects will be ASA I and II women aged 18 years and older, who are known to have had accidental dural puncture with an epidural needle during placement of neuraxial labor analgesia, and have either an intrathecal catheter or epidural catheter in place.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Past history of headache syndromes- such as migraine and cluster headaches
  • History of chronic pain syndromes
  • Chronic opioid use
  • Illicit drug use - e.g. marijuana, heroin
  • Allergy to morphine
  • Intrapartum or postpartum fever 38 C
  • Coagulopathy
  • Accidental removal of the epidural or intrathecal catheter

Recruitment Status: Open

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