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In how many newborns suffering from PDA, Ibuprofen is effective?

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Reports available shows effective in73%
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- Premature birth is major concern pathology - Suffered newborn is varies with birth Wight - Extreme low birth weight around 1200gms having 70 % - above 1200 up to 2000 is 48 % - definitely Ibuprofen reduce risk of PDA
Reports available shows effective in73%
before indomethacin was used for closure of ductus arteriosus nowadays ibuprofen lysine is used in premature .it works by inhibition of prostaglandins
Ibuprofen reduces the risk of NEC and transient renal insufficiency hence drug of choice