Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome curing through regenerative medicine

What is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?

neonatal abstinence syndrome treatment in UCTC

Withdrawal state, which is referred to as infant withdrawal or simply NAS, happen in infant, who was exposed to opiates, for instance, methsdone, buprenorphine and methadone. The condition can be the consequence of sedatives, stimulants and alcohol intake as well as antidepressants while being pregnant. It is impossible to foresee the condition in babies until they are born. The incidence of condition is not connected with certain substance or the amount of substance taken.

This disease is easily diagnosed and after that therapy is appointed.

Some patients reveal symptoms of withdrawal state, but treatment is not necessary for all of them. Non-medical therapy includes supportive therapy in addition to cuddling and swaddling, and comfortable pacifying environment. Sometimes infants get advantage from supplementary formula feeds in the beginning of breastfeeding.


Infants with exposure to narcotics, sedatives, stimulants, alcohol, antidepressants on prenatal stage frequently reveal symptoms of NAS. It can be evaluated in different manner depending upon the geographical location too. For instance, in Australia, the level of withdrawal is evaluated with a modified Finnegan scoring system. Newborns are assessed 6 times a day some time after feed.

What factors are assessed?

  • Skin color
  • Cry
  • Muscle tone
  • Manner of sleeping and feeding

After examination withdrawal signs can be noticed that can include:

  • Bad appetite
  • Irritability
  • Impaired muscle tone
  • Tremor

The babies are examined for 7 days after they are born. When signs of NAS are not observed in the course of this period and other problems do not arise as well then the kid is discharged with mother from hospital. The care of medical staff will continue after you come home. Midwife will visit you to provide support and help.

Treatment Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Infants with NAS symptoms will stay under medical supervision and special care will be delivered to them. Different assessment will start before NAS is ultimately diagnosed. When therapy is needed medical preparations are appointed to babies. Constant observance and check for improvement does not stop. Treatment duration will depend upon the condition of child. The medication is later gradually reduced.

Doctors advise to show love and care to such patients who are very responsive and show better performance in this case.

One of the positive factors that will enhance the condition of newborn child is breastfeeding. But mothers must not take heroine at this time. Being on the drugs you should consult the doctor. This can tell badly on your baby. Every case is regarded individually.

Stem cell treatment in UCTC

When child is diagnosed with this condition, the brain of the patient is affected and, consequently, radical solutions are needed. Stem cell therapy is able to provide relief to all children who will hardly be able to restore without support of close people. Even multiple sclerosis treatment is real because our specialists use stem cells.