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Dr. Terri Edersheim
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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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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 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

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Yutopar (Definition)

Yutopar is a labor stopping agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more