Maternal Drug Abuse during Pregnancy and Pharmacotherapy for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (nas)

Abstract

Newborns exposed in-utero to opiates and/or nonopiates frequently undergo NAS. This study evaluated:1)the relationship between the type of maternal drug use and the incidence of NAS and 2)which of 3 treatment drugs was most effective-- paregoric, phenobarbitol, or diazepam. NAS was assessed by a scoring system related to drug dose. Successful treatment was… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198704010-00406

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