Doses for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Meds Will Be Increased, Then Reduced

Babies born to opioid-dependent moms often require treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Opioids cross the when mom takes a dose, baby gets a dose too. But after birth, the baby goes "cold turkey"...leading to opioid withdrawal.

Supportive measures, such as swaddling and frequent feeding, can reduce withdrawal symptoms. But meds may also be needed.

Get unlimited access through an Enterprise license

Hospital Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Not sold to individuals