Boston, Massachusetts 02115


To examine pharmacoeconomics of IV acetaminophen (Ofirmev). Specifically, to examine its potential to improve hospital efficiency and patient outcomes. The investigators compare the addition of IV acetaminophen versus placebo on postoperative PACU recovery times, inpatient hospital length of stay (LOS), patient satisfaction scores, postoperative pain scores, consumption of opiates as rescue agents and side effects, and costs associated with postoperative medications among patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP).


Inclusion Criteria: - Patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy - ≥18 years old males - ASA class 1-4 Exclusion Criteria: - Chronic opiate use - Liver disease (known history of hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, history of alcoholism, ALT/AST greater than 3 times upper limit of normal in the past 3 months) - Allergy/hypersensitivity to acetaminophen - Patients with baseline dementia - Chronic diathesis - Chronic kidney disease



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Richard Urman, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Richard Urman, MD
Phone: 6177328222

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Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States

Richard Urman, MD
Phone: 617-732-8222

Site Status: Recruiting

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Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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