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Features pharmacotherapy for newborn and premature babies

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA. 2014. 5(61):59-62; doi 10.15574/SP.2014.61.59

Features pharmacotherapy for newborn and premature babies

Ghdanovich O. I., Znamenskaya T. K., Ghdanovich R. I. 
State establishment «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine», Kyiv

This article describes the features of the physiology of the newborn and premature babies, causing the differences of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Describes the main side effects of drug use in this category of patients. 

Key words: newborn, premature, pharmacotherapy, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics

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