Top 9 Doctor insights on: Ritodrine

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Dr. Terri Edersheim
10 Doctors shared insights

Ritodrine (Overview)

Ritodrine is a labor stopping agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is action of ritodrine? Is it therapeutically useful drug?

What is action of ritodrine? Is it therapeutically useful drug?

Beta-agonist and yes: It is a beta-2 agonist that causes relaxation of the uterine smooth muscle and decreases the force and frequency of uterine contractions. At higher doses, it affects the heart, blood pressure, etc. I don't see it used often as a first-line drug, but yes, it is therapeutically useful. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Edersheim
10 Doctors shared insights

Ritodrine (Overview)

Ritodrine is a labor stopping agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is the use of ritodrine?

What is the use of ritodrine?

Tocolte: Ritodrine (yutopar) a utrine relaxing drug, (b-2-adrenergic agonist) is used to prevent premature labor. ...Read more

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I've been having abdominal pain. My ob-gyn prescribed me ritodrine hydrochloride drug. I want to know why this drug is prescribed?

I've been having abdominal pain. My ob-gyn prescribed me ritodrine hydrochloride drug. I want to know why this drug is prescribed?

You're in the US??: I believe the drug has been recalled, but it used to be used for cases of premature labor. Does this apply to you at all?? ...Read more

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What is the use of ritodrine?

Tocolte: Ritodrine (yutopar) a utrine relaxing drug, (b-2-adrenergic agonist) is used to prevent premature labor. ...Read more

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What is action of ritodrine? Is it therapeutically useful drug?

Beta-agonist and yes: It is a beta-2 agonist that causes relaxation of the uterine smooth muscle and decreases the force and frequency of uterine contractions. At higher doses, it affects the heart, blood pressure, etc. I don't see it used often as a first-line drug, but yes, it is therapeutically useful. ...Read more

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Why is ritodrine hydrochloride prescribed during pregnancy?

Why is ritodrine hydrochloride prescribed during pregnancy?

Contractions: Ritodrine is a very potent medication that among other effects on a human's body stops uterine contractions. ...Read more

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I've been having abdominal pain. My ob-gyn prescribed me ritodrine hydrochloride drug. I want to know why this drug is prescribed?

You're in the US??: I believe the drug has been recalled, but it used to be used for cases of premature labor. Does this apply to you at all?? ...Read more

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I use yutopar 10 tablits in seven month because I was cramping is it efect on my baby in future?

I use yutopar 10 tablits in seven month because I was cramping is it efect on my baby in future?

Probably not: If you took for a brief time for cramping, your baby should be safe. Its use is discouraged due to maternal side-effects but prolonged use can also affect fetus heart stress and so is discouraged. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnancy, taking yutopar and still have slight upper abdoman pain?

I am 35 weeks pregnancy, taking yutopar and still have slight upper abdoman pain?

Talk to doc: That medication is no longer used in many countries. Many docs would stop it or a similar drug at 35-36 weeks. Your upper abdominal pain is not likely related to that. If it is upper right side please notify your doctor immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Yutopar (Definition)

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