Perinatal Pharmacokinetics and Serum Methadone/Metabolite Ratios

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By Shawn McNeil, MD, Shawn McNeil, and MD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In episode nine of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. John McCarthy, an associate professor of psychiatry and volunteer clinical faculty at the University of California Davis. In his recent study, Dr. McCarthy and his colleagues examined the significance of serum methadone/metabolite ratios (or MMRs). In particular, they looked at the changes in these ratios for the expecting mother throughout pregnancy and sought to use these ratios to objectively guide methadone dosing.

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