A study of the plasma concentrations of lorazepam in mother and neonate.

@article{Mcbride1979ASO,
  title={A study of the plasma concentrations of lorazepam in mother and neonate.},
  author={R. J. Mcbride and John W. Dundee and J. A. Moore and William J Toner and Philip J. Howard},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1979},
  volume={51 10},
  pages={
          971-8
        }
}
A standard dose of lorazepam 2.5 mg was given i.v. to two groups of mothers: (a) before surgical induction of labour and (b) at the beginning of the second stage of labour. A group of non-pregnant women was studied as control. Plasma concentrations of lorazepam were measured by gas-liquid chromatography, in the mothers before delivery, and in the mother and neonate at delivery and 24 and 48 h thereafter. Concentrations at delivery in the neonates were similar to those in the mothers in group (a… Expand
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