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Drug That Helps Adults Addicted to Opioid Drugs Also Relieves Withdrawal Symptoms in Newborns, Thomas Jefferson University Reveals


10/7/2010 12:39:18 PM

ScienceDaily (Oct. 7, 2010) — Thousands of infants each year have exposure to opioids before they are born. Over half of these infants are born with withdrawal symptoms severe enough to require opioid replacement treatment in the nursery. Such treatment is associated with long hospital stays which interferes with maternal/infant bonding.

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