Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for patent ductus arteriosus in preterm or low birth weight infants

Review (8 studies; n=916) found moderate‐quality evidence suggesting paracetamol is as effective as ibuprofen; low‐quality evidence it is more effective than placebo/no intervention; and low‐quality evidence it is as effective as indomethacin in closing patent ductus arteriosus.


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