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2020 Sep 17

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed

Intravenous paracetamol for neonates: long-term diseases not escalated during 5 years of follow-up.


Juujärvi S, Saarela T, Pokka T, Hallman M, Aikio O
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020 Sep 17.
PMID: 32943529.


To evaluate the long-term adverse reactions of paracetamol in children who required intensive care shortly after birth. Paracetamol is a widely used analgesic in neonates, but the long-term studies are lacking. Previous epidemiological studies have reported associations between early paracetamol intake and diseases in childhood.