Effect of maternal methadone addiction on offspring in rats.

@article{Field1977EffectOM,
  title={Effect of maternal methadone addiction on offspring in rats.},
  author={Tory Field and A McNelly and David Sadava},
  journal={Archives internationales de pharmacodynamie et de therapie},
  year={1977},
  volume={228 2},
  pages={300-3}
}
Female rats were addicted to methadone via small dosages in their drinking water. The addicted animals were impregnated, and continued to receive the drug during pregnancy and lactation. Offspring were examined at birth and at age 21 days. Compared to controls whose mothers did not receive the drug, pups of addicted mothers at birth had significantly lower… CONTINUE READING