32 agonists especially ritodrine
are used frequently.
at 543-44 ("Duphar made a deliberate decision to market ritodrine
in all 50 states, including Kentucky, the forum state.
The effect of combined therapy with ritodrine
, erythromycin and verapamil on the frequency of micronuclei in peripheral blood lymphocytes of pregnant women.
She had been receiving a continuous intravenous infusion of ritodrine
(150 [micro]g/ min) and magnesium sulfate (1 g/h), both of which had been commenced two days before.
We administered corticosteroid therapy (intramuscular [beta]-methasone,12 mg/24 h for 2 days) to 27 women, and 14 of 28 women who delivered vaginally received tocolytic therapy (intravenous ritodrine
, 30-50 mg/h).
Other treatments for pemphigoid gestationis may include ritodrine
, a drug used to prevent premature labor.
Influence of maternal magnesium sulphate and ritodrine
treatment on cerebral blood flow velocity of the preterm newborn.
Braden GL, von Oeyen PT, Germain MJ, et al: Ritodrine
and terbutaline induced hypokalemia in preterm labor.
A tocolytic drug such as Ritodrine
, Terbulatine, or Relaxin is administered to the mom to relax the uterine muscle and reduce the risk of preterm labor contractions.
The drug ritodrine
, widely used to prevent premature delivery, does not work in many cases, according to a large-scale study reported by Canadian researchers in the July 30 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.
Although we don't use intravenous ritodrine
at our center, this 35week cutoff seems reasonable.
Should the data suggest that the woman is experiencing early labor, a Tokos nurse calls her physician, who may prescribe terbutaline or ritodrine
, medications dispensed by Tokos in a home infusion kit, to relax the uterus.