Jaime R Bastian

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BACKGROUND Buprenorphine is a Food and Drug Administration-approved maintenance therapy for opioid use disorders and is increasingly being used in pregnant women with opioid use disorders as an alternative to methadone. Dosing of buprenorphine in pregnant women is based on the regimen recommended for nonpregnant females and males. Limited data are available(More)
BACKGROUND Dose-adjusted plasma concentrations of buprenorphine are significantly decreased during pregnancy compared with the nonpregnant state. This observation suggests that pregnant women may need a higher dose of buprenorphine than nonpregnant individuals to maintain similar drug exposure (plasma concentrations over time after a dose). The current(More)
1. Weekly intramuscular injections of (250 mg/week) of 17-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17-OHPC) are the only treatment option for prevention of preterm birth in women with a prior history of preterm delivery. 2. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the use of an alternate formulation and the feasibility of an alternate route of administration(More)
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