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Aminophylline for apnea and bradycardia for how long after birth?

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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Neonatology 18 years experience
Apnea and bradycardi: Aminophyllin is used less and less. Usually caffeine is used, less side effects, less monitoring. Caffeine is usuaily discintinued within 2 months after discharge.
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