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Retrolental fibroplasia or intraventricular hemorrhage occurred in six infants.
Still, all antihistamines should be avoided if premature labor occurs because of a possible association between retrolental fibroplasia in premature babies exposed to antihistamines within 2 weeks of birth.
A significantly increased risk of retrolental fibroplasia in premature babies whose mothers had taken a first-generation antihistamine during the last 2 weeks of gestation was also found in a 1986 multicenter study of premature newborns.
In addition, it promotes healthy skin and hair, and helps to prevent anemia and retrolental fibroplasia, an eye disorder that can affect premature infants.
Because of fears about retrolental fibroplasia in preterm babies, many physicians withhold adequate oxygen from the neonate.