PPHN


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AcronymDefinition
PPHNPersistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
PPHNPreliminary Public Health Notification
PPHNPreliminary Public Health Notification (US FDA)
PPHNPerinatal Pulmonary Hypertension of the Neonate (physiology)
PPHNProgressive Passive Heymann Nephritis (nephrology)
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After the data were adjusted to account for the substantial differences between women who used antidepressants and women who did not, the adjusted odds ratio for having a neonate with PPHN was 1.
214) Information for Healthcare Professionals: Fluoxetine (Marketed as Prozac), supra note 202; Acholonu, supra note 205; PPHN is a "potentially serious but rare respiratory illness.
Tapering and stopping SSRI use prior to the third trimester is an option that would prevent these syndromes and also decrease the risk for PPHN.
Similar lawsuits are being brought involving babies born with PPHN after their mothers took Paxil and other SSRIs.
BodeneIUs ingestion of Paxil during her entire pregnancy resulted in her son being born with severe PPHN.
Because the conclusions are based on a small number of PPHN cases, a difference of a small number of cases in either direction can strengthen or attenuate a positive finding.
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The data on risk for PPHN have been less consistent, creating some confusion among patients and clinicians.
There are many factors that can contribute to the development of PPHN including meconium aspiration, respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia (esp.
In the second study, investigators using a case-control design described an elevated risk for PPHN, a far more serious syndrome associated with severe respiratory failure, in newborns with in utero exposure to SSRIs late in pregnancy.