Low doses of perineural dexamethasone were shown to prolong the duration of ropivacaine brachial plexus nerve block analgesia.
Intravenous dexamethasone may represent an effective analgesic strategy during labor and result in drug dose sparing of both levobupivacaine and fentanyl.
The addition of dexamethasone to ropivacaine for prolonged block duration produced highly variable results in healthy subjects.
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