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Buprenorphine-naloxone use in pregnancy for treatment of opioid dependence

  title={Buprenorphine-naloxone use in pregnancy for treatment of opioid dependence},
  author={Joe Dooley and Lianne Gerber-Finn and Irwin Antone and Jonathan Guilfoyle and Brittany Blakelock and Jazmyn Balfour-Boehm and Wilma M. Hopman and Naana Afua Jumah and Len Kelly},
  journal={Canadian Family Physician},
Objective To examine the maternal course and neonatal outcomes for women using buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid dependence in pregnancy. Design Retrospective cohort study comparing outcomes for the group of pregnant patients exposed to buprenorphine-naloxone with outcomes for those exposed to other narcotics and those not exposed to narcotics. Setting Northwestern Ontario obstetric program. Participants A total of 640 births in an 18-month period from July 1, 2013, to January 1, 2015. Main… 

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