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Composition for RITEN

Ritodrine(NA)

food interaction for RITEN

alcohol interaction for RITEN

pregnancy interaction for RITEN

lactation interaction for RITEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Riten tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Riten tablet with alkaline foods such as lemon, capsicum, garlic and other green leafy vegetables.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Riten tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for RITEN

Ritodrine(NA)

Uses

Riten tablet is used in preterm labor.

How it works

Riten tablet is a tocolytic that belongs to a class of drugs called as ?2-adrenergic agonists. It causes relaxation of uterine muscles and decrease in the intensity and frequency of contractions.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Chest tightness, Chest pain, Decreased blood pressure, Altered heart rate, Decreased potassium level in blood, Increased sweating, Lung swelling, Nausea, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Tremor, Uterine bleeding / haemorrhage, Vomiting

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Expert advice for RITEN

  • Caution is to be used if you are suffering from cardiac diseases, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, hypokalemia and diabetes mellitus.
  • High doses of ritodrine might cause hypokalemia in patients taking corticosteroids, diuretics (acetazalamide, loop diuretics and thiazides) or theophylline. 
  • Your blood pressure and pulse rate may be monitored while on ritodrine treatment.
  • Avoid over-hydration while taking ritodrine.
  • Stop taking this medicine and you may advised to use ?–blocker as an antidote in case of drug overdose.

Frequently asked questions for RITEN

Ritodrine

Q.What is ritodrine?
Ritodrine is a 2-adrenergic agonist

Q.What it is used for?
It is used in in treatment of uncomplicated premature labour.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)