Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira (English Edition) Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira (English Edition)
Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2013;59:554 - Vol. 59 Num.06

Update on primary dysmenorrhea: treatment

Wanderley M. Bernardo a, Maurício Paulo Angelo Mieli a, Pérsio Yvon Adri Cezarino a, Paulo Francisco Ramos Margarido a, Ricardo Simões a

a Projeto Diretrizes da Associação Médica Brasileira, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Article

In this section you will find questions from section Guidelines in focus, published in RAMB 59(5).

Questions

Check the correct answer in the following choices below.

1. Is the efficacy of etoricoxib to treat primary dysmenorrhea superior to naproxen?

a. The analgesic efficacy is superior
b. The analgesic efficacy is similar
c. The analgesic efficacy is inferior
d. The time to reach analgesia is significantly lower

2. In women with primary dysmenorrhea, is the analgesic efficacy of valdecoxib superior to naproxen?

a. The analgesic efficacy is similar
b. The analgesic efficacy is superior
c. The analgesic efficacy is inferior
d. The number of adverse events is significantly lower

3. In women with dysmenorrhea, is the efficacy of rofecoxib superior to naproxen?

a. The analgesic efficacy is superior
b. The analgesic efficacy is inferior
c. The analgesic efficacy is similar
d. The number of adverse events is similar

4. In women with primary dysmenorrhea, is the efficacy of lumiracoxib superior to naproxen?

a. The number of adverse events is significantly higher
b. The analgesic efficacy is inferior
c. The analgesic efficacy is superior
d. The analgesic efficacy is similar

5. Is the efficacy of piroxicam to treat primary dysmenorrhea superior to ibuprofen?

a. The analgesic efficacy is superior
b. The analgesic efficacy is similar
c. The analgesic efficacy is inferior
d. The time to reach analgesia is significantly lower

Reference

Bernardo WM, Silveira LB, Silvia BM, Ribeiro BO, Maciel KR, Favero LB, Marchini JS, Buzzini RF. Suplementação com zinco no tratamento da anorexia nervosa. Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2013;59(5):325.

Answers

1) D
2) A
3) C
4) D
5) B


* Corresponding author.
E-mail: diretrizes@amb.org.br">diretrizes@amb.org.br (W.M. Bernardo).

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