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  • n. Plural form of tocolytic.


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  • Other medications, known as tocolytics, help delay delivery for at least forty-eight hours, the amount of time needed for steroids to work.

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  • How this treatment works: Commonly known as labor inhibitors, the drugs that help stop premature labor are technically classified as tocolytics and include such medications as ritodrine hydrochloride, terbutaline, and magnesium sulfate.

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  • These muscle relaxants tocolytics include nifedipine, terbutaline sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and indomethacin.

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  • Having been on my fair share of tocolytics while pregnant with Jodie, I can assure you that it does sound like you are in a wind tunnel while on those meds.

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  • Our decision was made after carefully reviewing all the facts of mortality and morbidity of 24 weekers and was not made in a hospital room under the influence of pregnancy hormones, tocolytics and the sounds of monitors and IV pumps.

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  • Pharmacological interventions available in the market include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), hormomal contraceptives, levonorgestrel intrauterine contraception and tocolytics.

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  • Beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs are widely used in obstetrics as tocolytics to inhibit or slow down labour and bronchodilators, but may act as functional and behavioural teratogens when given continuously in the mid to late second or early third trimesters.

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  • KETOACIDOSIS result of: hyperemesis gravidarum use of B sympathomimetic drugs (tocolytics) infections use of corticosteroids 33

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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.


  • Participants 1920 consecutive women treated with tocolytics for threatened preterm labour.

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