Objective To investigate the analgesic effecf of Compound Chanshu Powder (CCSP)on cancerors pain used in a way of external application. Methods Ninety cases with medium degree of cancerous pain were randomly divided into two groups, with 60 cases in treating group (TG) treated with CCSP and 30 cases in controlling one (CG) treated with Chanshu Paste (CSP). Then,evaluated and compared with each other were these indexes like the analgesic level, effective rate, mean efficacy appearing time and lasting duration of alegesia, life quality and safety.Results The total effective rate of analgesia,the lasting duration of this effect and the scores of Karnofsky for life quality evaluatoin were 93.3%, 16.5?h and 90.0 % for those cases in TG and they were 80.0%, 12.4?h and 76.7% for ones in CG respectively, with very significantl differences between them. However, there were no significant differences seen in the mean efficacy appearing time and safety indexes between the two groups.Conclusion CCSP is effective and safe for relieving cancerous pain when used in the way of external application.
Journal of Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Compound Chanshu Powder