Dexmedetomidine Alleviates Postpartum Depressive Symptoms following Cesarean Section in Chinese Women: A Randomized, Placebo ‐Controlled Study

AbstractObjectivesFew studies have investigated the prophylactic efficacy of dexmedetomidine (DEX) in postpartum depressive symptoms (PDS). A randomized, double ‐blind, placebo‐controlled trial was conducted to investigate whether the administration of DEX, immediately after delivery and for patient controlled intravenous analgesia (PCIA), can attenuate PDS.MethodsSix hundred parturients scheduled for elective caesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia were randomly allocated into the Control group (infusion with 0.9%normal saline after delivery and PCIA with sufentanil) and the DEX group (DEX infusion 0.5ug.kg‐1 after delivery and PCIA with DEX plus sufentanil).The prevalence of postpartum depressive disorders was indicated by the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Postoperative analgesia, sedation, and sleep quality of parturients were also assessed.ResultsPostpartum blues and PDS prevalence in the DEX, versus Control, group was significantly lower (5.0%vs14.1%,p
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