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Composition for TOCODRIN

Ritodrine(10 mg)

food interaction for TOCODRIN

alcohol interaction for TOCODRIN

pregnancy interaction for TOCODRIN

lactation interaction for TOCODRIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tocodrin 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Tocodrin 10mg tablet with alkaline foods such as lemon, capsicum, garlic and other green leafy vegetables.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tocodrin 10mg 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 TOCODRIN

Ritodrine(10 mg)

Uses

Tocodrin 10mg tablet is used in preterm labor.

How it works

Tocodrin 10mg 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 TOCODRIN

  • 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 TOCODRIN

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 24 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)