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  • adj. That suppresses premature labour
  • n. Any drug that suppresses premature labour—premature giving birth.


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  • You receive an injection of a tocolytic drug such as terbutaline, which relaxes your uterus.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • If your doctor suggests that you take a tocolytic drug for several weeks, discuss the plan in detail.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • Fortunately due to the miracles of modern science magnesium sulfate; breathine; home tocolytic services; etc. they were able to stop her repeated attempts to be born extremely early.

    Do they really believe that abortion is murder?

  • In drug Class; Bronchodilator, beta-2 sympathomimetic agonist, tocolytic.


  • The U.S. News and World Report said that doctors use tocolytic drugs to delay labor for up to two days.


  • Results An independent panel evaluated the recorded adverse events, without knowledge of the type of tocolytic used.

    BMJ Latest Articles

  • Adverse drug reactions to tocolytic treatment for preterm labour: prospective cohort study registrar of obstetrics and gynaecology1,

    BMJ Latest Articles

  • Objective To evaluate the incidence of serious maternal complications after the use of various tocolytic drugs for the treatment of preterm labour in routine clinical situations.

    BMJ Latest Articles

  • Administration of tocolytic agents is a strategy to prevent the occurrence of preterm births.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • This suggests that oroxylin A is the tocolytic principle constituent of Scutellariae Radix, and oroxylin A may provide a lead compound for new tocolytic drug development in the future.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles


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