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Pointers in practical pharmacology: buprenorphine: a newer drug for treating neonatal abstinence syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22564314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neonates may be exposed to various legal and illicit substances during gestation, including cigarettes, alcohol, narcotics, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and stimulants. Many of these substances can result in varying degrees of drug withdrawal after delivery. Polysubstance use can complicate the clinical evaluation of a newborn both in terms of assessment of withdrawal and treatment of symptoms. For the purpose of this column, the focus is on those infants with in utero narcotic exposure. The primary circumstances under which pregnant women use narcotics are illicit drug abuse, prescribed narcotic maintenance as treatment for abuse, and treatment of chronic pain conditions.
Authors:
Susan Givens Bell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1539-2880     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  178-83     Citation Subset:  N    
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