While complications are rare, side effects of nitric oxide therapy for infants can occur and may require additional medical treatment.
These are a few of the side effects of nitric oxide that a newborn may experience:
- Noisy breathing
- Blood in the urine
- Difficulty breathing after therapy is completed
- Collapsed lung
Remember, these are just a few of the risks of nitric oxide. It’s important to speak with your physician at Florida Hospital to fully understand the risks and the procedure before administering treatment.