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Developmental Effects of In Utero Exposure to Prescription Drug Abuse in Infants and Young Children: Harms

Last updated: November 5, 2014
Project Number: RB0745-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the developmental harms, in infants and young children, associated with in utero exposure to prescription drug abuse?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews and fourteen non-randomized studies regarding the developmental harms, in infants and young children, associated with in utero exposure to prescription drug abuse were identified.