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Ritrod 10 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Ritrod Injection

Ritrod 10 mg Injection is used in premature labor.

Ritrod Injection side effects

Common
  • Chest discomfort
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Tremor
  • Increased Fetal Heart Rate

How to use Ritrod Injection

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

How Ritrod Injection works

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

Ritrod Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ritrod 10 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ritrod 10 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Ritrod 10 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ritrod 10 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ritrod 10 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Ritrod 10 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ritrod

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Sir I am pregnant of 30wk Complain I have abdomen pain
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
please see ur obstetrician in person it cld ve preterm labor pain toou might need admission in that casen no medicine vl help in such pain
Dear team I am suffered with Premature injectionSir I m suffering for Premature injection
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Premature ejaculation it is mostly psychological first u try to divert ur self in between while having sex If u r there to cum then sqeeze ur glans in between ur thumb and index finger u can also use local anaethetic jelly but then its better to use condom with that finally there are a few medicines available which will increase ur timing Consult andrologist nearby for prescription.
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FAQs

Q. What is Ritrod and what is it used for?

Ritrod 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 Ritrod?

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 Ritrod?

The common side effects associated with Ritrod, 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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References
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140, Damji Samji Industrial Complex, Mahakali Caves Rd., Andheri(East), Mumbai-93.
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