Patent Ductus Arteriosus Medications
Definition of Patent Ductus Arteriosus:
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a condition where a temporary blood vessel near an unborn baby's heart, the ductus arteriosus, fails to close after birth. (The blood vessel normally closes after birth because it is no longer needed). The word "patent" means open.
Drugs associated with Patent Ductus Arteriosus
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.