What is Tocolytic?

It is a group of medicines which delay the onset of labour.There are times when womb can start to evacuate the baby earlier than 9 months of pregnancy.To prevent this drugs are given that slow down womb contractions.However there are also side effects associated with their use like palpitations,dry mouth,fall or raise in BP.They should be used with extreme caution as fetal death can occur.

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Hello Doctor XXXXXXX I am pregnant at 25 weeks and am detected with placenta previa grade-I. 22 weeks scan showed the lower tip at distance of 10...

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As the pregnancy advances, the placenta...

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My age is 34, 5 inches, i am now in 8 month of pregnancy, and my doctor prescribed me duvadilan medicine to me so i would like to know what type of...

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it contain isoxsuprine
it is type of vasodilator drug
it is b adrenergic agonist use as tocolytic .
it use in pregnancy to relax the uterine and...

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Hello Dr, I am in 30 th week of pregnancy , my DR. has prescribed me the Duvadilan tab. I would like to know the purpose of it? Can you pls provide...

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When there is a risk of pre term labor or uterus is irritable Isoxuprine ( Duvadilon ) is given. It is a tocolytic...

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