Sedatives for opiate withdrawal in newborn infants

  • Osborn D
  • Jeffery H
  • Cole M
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Abstract

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) due to opiate withdrawal may result in disruption of the mother-infant relationship, sleep-wake abnormalities, feeding difficulties, weight loss and seizures. Treatments used to ameliorate symptoms and reduce morbidity include opiates, sedatives and non-pharmacological treatments.

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Osborn, D. A., Jeffery, H. E., & Cole, M. J. (2010). Sedatives for opiate withdrawal in newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd002053.pub3

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