Increasing risk of drug withdrawal in newborns as US opioid epidemic accelerates

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170802201215.htm

Taking a combination of opioids (strong prescription painkillers) and psychotropic medications (widely used to treat mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression) during pregnancy is associated with a greater risk of drug withdrawal in newborns, finds a study.

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