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transient cessation of respiration

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Its also being used for other indications like apnea of prematurity, ARDS, bronchopneumonia, chronic pulmonary diseases, pulmonary edema and asthma.
Apnea of prematurity is primarily due to an immature respiratory control system, which results in impaired breathing regulation, immature respiratory responses to hypercapnia and hypoxia, and an exaggerated inhibitory response to stimulation of airway receptors.
Apnea of prematurity is commonly treated with therapeutic caffeine, but the long-term effects of caffeine on sleep in the developing brain are not well understood.
For example, apnea of prematurity and some cases of central apnea may be treated with caffeine.
The benefits of caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity clearly outweighed the risks in the first large, randomized, placebo-controlled study to examine the risks and benefits of this long-used therapeutic approach.
He was born at 32 weeks' gestation and diagnosed with apnea of prematurity.
Saliva as a valid alternative to serum in monitoring intravenous caffeine treatment for apnea of prematurity therapeutic drug monitoring.
Caffeine Citrate Injection is indicated for the short term treatment of apnea of prematurity (AOP) in infants between 28 and <33 weeks gestational age.
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a diagnosis of exclusion and should be considered only after secondary causes of apnea have been excluded in preterm neonates.