abstinence syndrome


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abstinence syndrome

[′abz·tə·nəns ′sin·drōm]
(medicine)
A disturbance of metabolic equilibrium that occurs when a narcotic drug is withdrawn from the user.
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Given that newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome experience longer, often medically complex and costly initial hospitalizations, this study highlights the need for increased public health measures to reduce the number of babies exposed to opiate drugs," says Matthew M.
Acute abstinence syndrome after epidural injection of butorphanol.
There are long-term problems for babies born with Drug Abstinence Syndrome.
Congress and President Obama recognized the urgent need to address neonatal abstinence syndrome and responded, working across both sides of the aisle to do what is right for our mothers and newborns," said AAP President Sandra G.
Grantees working on neonatal abstinence syndrome will receive technical support from the Ohio Children's Hospitals.
In a randomized clinical trial comparing pregnancy outcomes among women seeking treatment for opioid dependence, infants exposed in utero to buprenorphine developed significantly less severe neonatal abstinence syndrome than did infants exposed in utero to methadone, said Hendree E.
The same neonatal abstinence syndrome and neonatal effects are present.
Although the small study size precluded an evaluation of dose effects for most SSRIs, the investigators found a significant association between paroxetine dose and the degree of neonatal abstinence syndrome symptoms.
An unrelated cohort study found that 30% of 60 infants exposed to SSRIs in utero showed some degree of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
This condition is known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).
Maternal and neonatal factors impacting response to methadone therapy in infants treated for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
In a randomized trial comparing pregnancy outcomes among women seeking treatment for opioid dependence, infants exposed in utero to buprenorphine developed significantly less severe neonatal abstinence syndrome than did infants exposed in utero to methadone, said Hendree E.