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ritodrine

 [rit´oh-drēn]
a β2-adrenergic receptor agonist used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a smooth muscle (uterine muscle) relaxant to decrease uterine activity and delay uncomplicated premature labor.

ritodrine

/rit·o·drine/ (rit´o-drēn) a beta2-adrenergic agonist used as the hydrochloride salt as a smooth muscle (uterine muscle) relaxant to delay uncomplicated premature labor.

ritodrine

Yutopar® Obstetrics An epinephrine-like β-adrenergic agonist that acts on β2-adrenoreceptors to relax smooth muscle in arterioles, bronchi, uterus. See Tocolytic.

ritodrine

A drug that relaxes the muscles of the womb and is used to prevent the onset of premature labour. A brand name is Yutopar.
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9 590 RITODRINE TAB - Each tab to contain: Ritodrine lOmg.
Nifedipine versus Ritodrine for suppression of Preterm Labor and Analysis of side effects.
In clinical researches performed to investigate the activity between beta adrenergic agonists as tocolytic agents, it was found that IP is more active compared to ritodrine and isoproterenol.
Effectiveness and safety of ritodrine hydrochloride for the treatment of preterm labour: a systematic review.
Infant whose mother was taking drugs affecting the lipid metabolites, such as steroid (Except for fetal lung maturation) and Ritodrine were excluded from the study.
Although ritodrine was approved as tocolytic therapy by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it has since been removed from the US market.
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.
Multicentre, parallel group, randomised, single-blind study of safety and efficacy of atosiban versus ritodrine in the treatment of acute preterm labour in korean women.
Acute pulmonary edema secondary to long-term use of oral ritodrine in a woman with a triplet pregnancy.
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.