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Vol. 61, No. 4, 1992
Issue release date: 1992
Section title: Original Paper
Biol Neonate 1992;61:209–213
(DOI:10.1159/000243744)

Doxapram for the Initial Treatment of Idiopathic Apnea of Prematurity

Bairam A. · Faulon M. · Monin P. · Vert P.
INSERM, Unité 272 and Maternité Régionale, University of Nancy, France

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Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: September 30, 2009
Issue release date: 1992

Number of Print Pages: 5
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ISSN: 1661-7800 (Print)
eISSN: 1661-7819 (Online)

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Abstract

The ventilatory effects of doxapram in the initial pharmaco-therapy for apnea in the newborn were evaluated in 8 premature infants with idiopathic apnea. All received doxapram for 48 h at 0.25 mg/kg/h on the first day and 1 mg/kg/h on the second day. The ventilatory effects and the airway occlusion pressure (p0.1) were measured by means of a face mask, and a pneumotachograph. Compared to the pretreatment period, the mean of the frequency of central apnea greater than or equal to 15 s decreased significantly (p < 0.01) by 48 and 75% during the first and second day, respectively. Both doses significantly increased inspiratory drive measured by airway occlusion pressure by 20% (p < 0.05) and 32% (p < 0.01) on the first and second day of drug treatment, respectively. Minute ventilation, tidal volume and mean respiratory flow significantly increased only with 1 mg/kg/h of doxapram, accompanied by a significant decrease in transcutaneous Pco2 No side effects were noted. Data suggested that doxapram alone at a dose of 1 mg/kg/h is effective for the treatment of neonatal apnea.

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First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: September 30, 2009
Issue release date: 1992

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1661-7800 (Print)
eISSN: 1661-7819 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/NEO


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