Síndrome de abstinencia neonatal

Es una afección que ocurre cuando una mujer embarazada toma medicamentos de venta con receta o drogas psicoactivas y adictivas durante el embarazo. Las drogas pasan a través de la placenta y alcanzan al bebé, quien se vuelve adicto junto con su madre. Al nacer, el bebé aún es dependiente de la droga. Debido a que el bebé ya no está recibiendo la droga después de nacer, se presentan síntomas de abstinencia.

Síndrome de abstinencia neonatal

Revision

Last reviewed 1/29/2010 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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