Lidocaine Patch for Post-Operative Cesarean Care

Pregnant Woman

eIRB study # 16657, PI: Catherine Leclair, MD

Trial Status:  open to enrollment

Why is this study being done?

The purpose of this study is to determine if lidocaine patches decrease post-operative pain associated with cesarean births. The study drug may provide added benefit for pain control in addition to standard of care medicines participants would receive after surgery, such as spinal, intravenous, and oral pain medications following cesarean delivery.



You may be eligible if you:

  • Are a pregnant patient aged 18+ who require a scheduled or non-urgent cesarean birth
  • Are able to receive neuraxial analgesia, such as a spinal
  • Are able to provide verbal and written consent for both cesarean birth and study


Whom do I contact for more information?

To find out more information and to learn if you are qualified to participate, call the Women's Health Research Unit confidential recruitment line at 503-494-3666 or fill out our secure online form.

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