8. Adverse Reactions and Overtreatment

  1. Edmund Hey

Published Online: 21 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329773.ch8

Neonatal Formulary 6: Drug Use in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

Neonatal Formulary 6: Drug Use in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

How to Cite

Hey, E. (2011) Adverse Reactions and Overtreatment, in Neonatal Formulary 6: Drug Use in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329773.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196604

Online ISBN: 9781444329773

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Keywords:

  • adverse reactions and overtreatment;
  • drugs capable of doing good - doing harm, unwanted reactions being unexpected;
  • doctors, professional duty to report - serious suspected reactions, even if they are already well recognised;
  • drug interactions of a serious nature - reported, drugs with a delayed effect;
  • adverse reactions, common - drugs given at extremes of life;
  • UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency;
  • identifying right dose of medicine - giving a newborn baby, being never easy;
  • overtreatment - identifying right dose of medicine to give a newborn ;
  • short-lived seizures, not requiring treatment - prolonged seizures controlled, impeding respiration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Adverse reactions

  • Overtreatment