"Tocolytic Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Drugs that prevent preterm labor and immature birth by suppressing uterine contractions (TOCOLYSIS). Agents used to delay premature uterine activity include magnesium sulfate, beta-mimetics, oxytocin antagonists, calcium channel inhibitors, and adrenergic beta-receptor agonists. The use of intravenous alcohol as a tocolytic is now obsolete.
- Tocolytic Effect
- Effect, Tocolytic
- Tocolytic Effects
- Effects, Tocolytic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tocolytic Agents" by people in Profiles.
Effect of magnesium sulfate administration for neuroprotection on latency in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 32(4):387-92.
Neuropsychological performance in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jul; 195(1):186-91.
Antenatal risk factors associated with the development of lenticulostriate vasculopathy (LSV) in neonates. J Perinatol. 2005 Feb; 25(2):101-7.
Association between maternal serum ionized magnesium levels at delivery and neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage. J Pediatr. 2002 May; 140(5):540-6.
Peripartum heart failure associated with prolonged tocolytic therapy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Feb; 168(2):493-5.
Transient symptomatic subendocardial ischemia during intravenous magnesium sulfate tocolytic therapy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Jan; 166(1 Pt 1):33-5.