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A 49-year-old member asked:

Isn't it unusual to to give a newborn a low dose of morphine to handle withdrawal from percocet?

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Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 20 years experience
Yes: Depending on situation, giving newborns narcotics is used to help them wean from mothers that were taking narcotics during pregnancy.

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