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Toxic methaemoglobin concentrations in premature infants after application of a prilocaine-containing cream and peridural prilocaine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10486075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSION: Whereas local skin application of prilocaine to premature babies is safe, peridural administration is not because premature infants are more sensitive to methaemoglobin inducing agents and tolerate methaemoglobinaemia less well.
Authors:
B Frey; B Kehrer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  158     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-17     Completed Date:  1999-11-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  785-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, CH-9006 St Gallen, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia, Caudal / adverse effects*
Anesthetics, Local / adverse effects*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / chemically induced*
Lidocaine / adverse effects*
Methemoglobinemia / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Prilocaine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Retrospective Studies
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Local; 0/EMLA; 137-58-6/Lidocaine; 721-50-6/Prilocaine

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