Ritodine 10mg Injection

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Introduction

Ritodine 10mg Injection is a vasodilator and uterine relaxant. It is used in the treatment of premature labor (when the uterus starts contracting for birth too early than usual). It works on the muscles of the uterus and helps in relieving the contractions.

Ritodine 10mg Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include chest pain or discomfort, fast or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, drowsiness, and loss of appetite.  If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had diabetes, blood pressure, or thyroid. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or if you experience contraction and water break. Your doctor may perform blood pressure and heart rate check-ups while taking this medicine.

Uses of Ritodine Injection

Benefits of Ritodine Injection

In Premature Labor

Ritodine 10mg Injection prevents abnormal contractions of uterus muscles and relaxes them. It widens blood vessels to help increase blood flow and improve circulation to the smooth muscles of the uterus. This prevents premature labor and miscarriage. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Ritodine Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ritodine

  • Chest discomfort
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Ritodine Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ritodine Injection works

It eases the contraction of the uterus and helps relaxing it, thereby preventing premature delivery.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ritodine 10mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ritodine 10mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ritodine 10mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ritodine 10mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ritodine 10mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ritodine 10mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Ritodine 10mg Injection is used in the management of premature labour.
  • Avoid over-hydration while taking this medicine.
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure and pulse rate while on treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from high blood pressure, diabetes, or thyroid disorders.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenethylamine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Beta 2 agonist - Uterus

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FAQs

Q. What is Ritodine 10mg Injection and what is it used for?

Ritodine 10mg Injection contains a medicine called Ritodrine, which belongs to the class of uterine relaxants. It is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition which occurs when the uterus starts contracting earlier than usual.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Ritodine 10mg Injection?

It is given as an injection, only at a hospital or clinic by a medical healthcare professional. The dose is decided by the doctor, depending on the contraction pattern or the current medical situation of the patient.

Q.  What are the possible side effects of using Ritodine 10mg Injection?

The common side effects associated with Ritodine 10mg Injection, are blurred vision, chest pain or tightness, fast or irregular heart beat (only with injection), dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, and stomach pain. If any of these side effects bother you, consult your doctor.

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