Opioids use During Pregnancy Harmful for Your Baby

April 16, 2015 5:21 AM

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Analysts indicate that pregnant women who have been taking prescription Opioids are at higher risk of presenting their children to the neonatal abstinence syndrome that is a drug withdrawal syndrome linked to use of unlawful drugs during pregnancy.

Around 259 million prescriptions were handed out in 2012 for opioid pain relievers in US alone. As per a new study hydrocone and comparative opioid pain releivers tend to be commonly prescribed for pregnant women. Babies are at a higher risk of suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome. Scietists ...

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