Tocolytic

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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hi
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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Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... i m 26 weeks pregnant n have placenta previa for last 8 to 10 days...

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Hi, I have 27 weeks of pregnancy, I have partial placenta previa and had my first episode of bleeding as well as preterm labor, so they formed a...

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My wife had bleeding two times.she is now in hospital.she has placenta previa partial.Two times she admitted at hospital. Yesterday was the the...

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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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hi im 34 weeks pregnant and my drs office doesnt open until tomorrow so i decided to come here. I have this lower back pulsating sensation with no...

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hi! is duphaston is tocolytic med?

im 23 weeks now and my doctor prescribed me to take duphaston and duvadilan because of twice brownish spot. she...

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