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Table 5 Secondary outcomes regarding satisfaction level, length of PO hospital stays and adverse events

From: Duloxetine reduces pain after Total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled study

  Duloxetine (n = 48) Placebo (n = 48) P value
Satisfaction level† (no.[%] of patients)
 Extremely satisfied 19 (40%) 11 (23%)  
 Very satisfied 21 (44%) 17 (35%)  
 Somewhat satisfied 5 (10%) 8 (17%)  
 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 2 (4%) 6 (13%)  
 Somewhat dissatisfied 1 (2%) 4 (8%)  
 Very dissatisfied 0 2 (4%)  
 Extremely dissatisfied 0 0  
length of PO hospital staysa (h) 63.4 ± 17.6 70.7 ± 23.7 0.089
Adverse Events† (no.[%] of patients)
 Nausea and vomiting 8 (17%) 7 (15%) 0.779
 Dry mouth 4 (8%) 2 (4%) 0.677
 Insomnia 5 (10%) 6 (13%) 0.749
 Somnolence 6 (13%) 3 (6%) 0.486
 Constipation 7 (15%) 9 (19%) 0.584
 Dizziness 3 (6%) 4 (8%) 1.000
 Fatigue 5 (10%) 7 (15%) 0.537
  1. aData are given as the mean ± standard deviation. †Data are given as the number (percentage) of patients