Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Higher Buprenorphine Dose May Not Increase Severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Higher Buprenorphine Dose May Not Increase Severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Pregnant women receiving medication therapy for addiction can be prescribed higher doses of buprenorphine without increasing the risk or severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Methadone Improves Short-Term Outcomes Better Than Morphine in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Methadone Improves Short-Term Outcomes Better Than Morphine in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Methadone may be superior to morphine for reducing hospital length of stay and length of drug treatment in infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Methadone vs Buprenorphine During Pregnancy and Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Methadone vs Buprenorphine During Pregnancy and Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Methadone exposure in utero was shown to increase the risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome compared with buprenorphine exposure.

Neonatal Withdrawal Risk Higher With Opioids Plus Psychotropic Drugs

Neonatal Withdrawal Risk Higher With Opioids Plus Psychotropic Drugs

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The infants of women taking opioids concomitantly with psychotropic medications were found to have a substantially heightened risk of neonatal drug withdrawal.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Effectively Treated With Buprenorphine

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Effectively Treated With Buprenorphine

In infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome, sublingual buprenorphine reduced the duration of treatment and decreased the length of hospital stay.

Buprenorphine Beneficial in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Buprenorphine Beneficial in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Sublingual buprenorphine is associated with shorter duration of treatment than oral morphine for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Preventing and Managing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Preventing and Managing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

The article reviews the epidemiology, clinical features, outcomes, prevention strategies, risk identification and management NAS.

Poor School Performance in Children With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Poor School Performance in Children With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Children with neonatal abstinence syndrome may be more likely to perform poorly in school.

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