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)
  • ₹41 to ₹103
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹86
    Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹104
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    1 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)