Which opiates and narcotics are associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)?

Updated: Dec 20, 2017
  • Author: Ashraf H Hamdan, MD, MBBCh, MSc, MRCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Santina A Zanelli, MD  more...
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Drugs frequently associated with neonatal problems are listed below.

Opiates and narcotics include the following:

  • Codeine

  • Fentanyl

  • Heroin

  • Methadone

  • Meperidine (Demerol)

  • Oxycodone

  • Morphine

  • Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)

  • Butorphanol (Stadol)

  • Pentazocine

  • Propoxyphene (Darvon)

  • Chlordiazepoxide

  • Buprenorphine [7]


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