Amphetamine abuse in pregnancy: the impact on obstetric outcome

  title={Amphetamine abuse in pregnancy: the impact on obstetric outcome},
  author={Vorapong Phupong and Darigar Darojn},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
To determine whether pregnant women with amphetamine abuse developed more obstetric complications than non-drug abuser pregnant women. A retrospective case control study was undertaken. Pregnant women with amphetamine abuse who delivered between January 2002 and December 2003 were compared to control pregnant women. Pregnant women who abused amphetamine were more likely to develop anemia, preterm delivery, thick meconium stained amniotic fluid, and delivered small for gestational age neonates… CONTINUE READING

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