Regarding one of the topics of this subject: Why can’t painkillers be both safe and effective?
It should be duly noted that,
One of the most problematic conditions when using opioids in clinic is the respiratory depression that they can cause
The most common cause of opioid overdose and death is opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD)
essentially due ...
By asking a few people I had access to and also searching in some of my reference books like Katzung, Martindale, and finally looking at Newborn Services Drug Protocol, I think I may have reached a conclusion.
Respiratory depression is a possible side effect which could occur in neonates. The drug of choice is Naloxone, although it may not be used in the ...