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Does terbutaline lead to autism?

15 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry
11 doctors agree

In brief: No

There are no evidence proven studies that it can lead to autism.

In brief: No

There are no evidence proven studies that it can lead to autism.
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Dr. Joan Kinlan
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Doubtful, but....

The generall use of terbutiline to postpone delivery is something the fda is now actively discouraging.
A link to autism is tenuous. Here's a nice review: http://biologyfiles.Fieldofscience.Com/2011/02/terbutaline-and-autismor-not.Html lawyers are seeking to litigate this as a "cause" of autism, so dispassionate reviews are going to be hard find and evidence remains scant.

In brief: Doubtful, but....

The generall use of terbutiline to postpone delivery is something the fda is now actively discouraging.
A link to autism is tenuous. Here's a nice review: http://biologyfiles.Fieldofscience.Com/2011/02/terbutaline-and-autismor-not.Html lawyers are seeking to litigate this as a "cause" of autism, so dispassionate reviews are going to be hard find and evidence remains scant.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

There is no known connection.
Terbutaline has a long safety record.

In brief: NO

There is no known connection.
Terbutaline has a long safety record.
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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