Information about Ritodrine

    Ritodrine uses

    Ritodrine is used in Preterm labor.

    How ritodrine works

    Ritodrine relaxes the muscles of the uterus and prevents preterm delivery.

    Common side effects of ritodrine

    Tremor, Tachycardia

    Available Medicine for Ritodrine

    • ₹148
      Juggat Pharma
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹42 to ₹178
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹38 to ₹141
      Mercury Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹16 to ₹66
      Unicure India Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹113
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹183
      Menarini India Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹75
      Bsp Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹86
      Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹104
      Celon Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹41 to ₹103
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      3 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Ritodrine

    • 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 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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)