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Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet is a medicine 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.

Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. 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. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. 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, dry mouth, 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 Ritopar UR Tablet

Benefits of Ritopar UR Tablet

In Premature Labor

Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet 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. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Ritopar UR Tablet

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 Ritopar UR

  • Breathlessness
  • Chest discomfort
  • Chest pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Ritopar UR Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ritopar UR Tablet 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 Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet 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 Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet 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

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FAQs

Q. What is Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet 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 Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet?

Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. However take it at the same time of each day, to help you remember it.

Q. What if I forget to take Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your usual dosing schedule. Do not take the double dose, to make up for a forgotten one.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while taking Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet?

You should consult your doctor, immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.

Q. What are the possible side effects of using Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet?

The common side effects associated with Ritopar UR 10mg Tablet, 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 with your doctor.

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