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A Retrospective Evaluation of Opioid Weaning using Methadone in Opioid-Dependent Pediatric Populations

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Pharmacy, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Giby, Kazim (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Pouliot, Annie (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Varughese, Nisha (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
    Vadeboncoeur, Christina (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    Rationale: Prolonged exposure to short half-life opioids followed by an abrupt cessation frequently leads to opioid withdrawal syndrome (OWS). Opioid weaning protocols aim to gradually decrease opioid plasma concentration to prevent OWS symptoms.
    Aim:The objective was to evaluate the non-protocolized use of methadone to prevent opioid withdrawal

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Last update 4 October 2019

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