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Generalized oedema of newborn associated with the administration of dipyrone.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  590280     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In fourteen infants, aged 9--60 days, with generalized oedema seen during a one year period the common denominator was the administration of dipyrone one to two days prior to the development of oedema. None of the other causes of oedema in early life could be incriminated in any of these babies. Pediatricians should be aware of this iatrogenic cause whenever they encounter a young infant with generalized oedema. Oedema disappeared in all the cases following discontinuation of dipyrone but anuria lasted for more than four days in one case. This stydy re-emphasizes the need to without this potentially dangerous drug, especially during the neonatal period.
Authors:
M Bajoghli; T S Ajudani; M Gharavi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  126     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1977 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-02-18     Completed Date:  1978-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aminopyrine / analogs & derivatives*
Anuria / chemically induced
Dipyrone / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Edema / chemically induced*
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / chemically induced*
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / chemically induced
Male
Sex Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
58-15-1/Aminopyrine; 68-89-3/Dipyrone

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