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Wat are the side effects of brethine (terbutaline) on a baby?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: The most common side effects of terbutaline on a fetus include increased heartbeat, increased blood Insulin levels, abnormal blood sugar levels (either too high or too low), jaundice and low blood pressure. Fortunately, these side effects have a low incidence of long-term damage on the newborn and are typically easy to treat.
Answered on Oct 2, 2018

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