Buprenorphine Treatment During Pregnancy


February 14, 2012


Buprenorphine Treatment During Pregnancy

Marjorie C. Meyer, M.D.
Associate Professor, OB/GYN
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Vermont School of Medicine

The webinar focuses on pregnancy and the initiation and maintenance of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence during pregnancy. Dr. Meyer discusses the physiology of pregnancy; risks/benefits of buprenorphine vs methadone; risks of induction during pregnancy; the team recommended for treatment of pregnant women; dose adjustments during pregnancy; and pain control during labor and delivery. 

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