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Premature Obstetric Labor (Premature Labor) Summary

Description: Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).

Also Known As: Premature Labor; Preterm Labor; Obstetric Labor, Premature; Labor, Premature; Labor, Premature Obstetric Show All >>

Networked: 2984 relevant articles (145 outcomes, 425 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Premature Obstetric Labor

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ritodrine (Yutopar) : 20 outcomes 32 studies in 204 results : FDA 9
  2. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 20 outcomes 27 studies in 107 results : FDA 25 Generic
  3. Magnesium Sulfate (Sulfate, Magnesium) : 18 outcomes 33 studies in 149 results : FDA 7 Generic
  4. Terbutaline (Brethaire) : 10 outcomes 16 studies in 125 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Fibronectins (Fibronectin) : 8 outcomes 23 studies in 113 results : IBA
  6. Indomethacin (Indometacin) : 8 outcomes 22 studies in 98 results : FDA 56 Generic
  7. atosiban : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 51 results : IBA
  8. Tocolytic Agents (Tocolytics) : 8 outcomes 14 studies in 110 results : IBA
  9. Progesterone : 4 outcomes 13 studies in 102 results : FDA 11 Generic
  10. Oxytocin Receptors (Oxytocin Receptor) : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 28 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Premature Obstetric Labor

  1. Infection
  2. Rupture
  3. Premature Birth (Birth, Premature)
  4. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
  5. Birth Weight (Birth Weights)
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Key Therapies for Premature Obstetric Labor

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  1. Tocolysis : 22 outcomes 48 studies in 356 results
  2. Bed Rest (Bedrest) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 33 results
  3. Prenatal Care : 1 outcome 3 studies in 42 results
  4. Cervical Cerclage : 1 outcome 3 studies in 16 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 13 results
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