Dexamethasone May Be an Effective Adjunct Analgesic for Labor Pain
The analgesic effect of dexamethasone during labor may “involve activation and transcription of genes relevant to inflammation and pain modulation.”
Dube P, Mitra S, Singh J, Saroa R, Mehra R. Intravenous dexamethasone as an adjunct to improve labor analgesia: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled clinical trial. J Clin Anesth. 2017;43:6-10.