Home > Methadone dosing and prescribed medication use in a prospective cohort of opioid-dependent pregnant women.

Cleary, Brian J and Reynolds, K and Eogan, Maeve and O'Connell, MP and Fahey, T and Gallagher, Paul J and Clarke, T and White, Martin J and McDermott, C and O'Sullivan, A and Carmody, Deirdre and Gleeson, J and Murphy, Deidre J (2013) Methadone dosing and prescribed medication use in a prospective cohort of opioid-dependent pregnant women. Addiction , 108 , (4) , pp. 762-770.

This study aimed to i) describe methadone dosing before, during and after pregnancy, ii) to compare the incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) between those with dose decreases and those with steady or increasing doses and iii) to describe prescribed medication use among opioid dependent pregnant women.


Item Type:Article
Date:December 2013
Page Range:pp. 762-770
Publisher:Wiley
Volume:108
Number:4
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
Subjects:E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Developmental disorder > neonatal abstinence syndrome
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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