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  • noun medicine A medication, that inhibits oxytocin and vasopressin, used to halt premature labour

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  • They also call for further trials to test the effectiveness and safety of nifedipine and atosiban.

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  • No serious reactions were reported for atosiban or indometacin.

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  • U.S. News and World Report also noted that the team suggested that both combined and single beta agonist treatment should be discouraged for the treatment of preterm labor and suggested additional trials to study the safety and efficacy of nifedipine and atosiban.

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  • The most commonly used drug was atosiban (42\%), followed by nifedipine (34\%), beta agonists (14\%), and indometacin (8\%).

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  • The most popular tocolytics include beta agonists and nifedipine-a smooth muscle relaxer, which works on the uterine muscles-atosiban, and indometacin-a labor hormone inhibitor, according to the study.

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  • News and World report, the study involved 28 hospitals; atosiban was used in 42 percent of the cases, nifedipine in 24 percent, beta agonists in 14 percent, and indometacin in eight percent.

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  • A direct comparison of the effectiveness of nifedipine and atosiban in postponing preterm delivery is Andrew Carlin, Jane Norman, Stephen Cole, and Roger Smith

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  • Compared with atosiban, the relative risk of an adverse drug reaction for single treatment with a β adrenoceptor agonist was

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  • Indometacin and atosiban were the only drugs not associated with serious adverse drug reactions.

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  • Drugs most often used include beta agonists and nifedipine (to relax smooth muscles including the uterus) and atosiban and indometacin (to inhibit hormones involved in labour).

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