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Premature Birth (Birth, Premature) Summary

Description: CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).

Also Known As: Birth, Premature; Premature Births; Preterm Birth; Birth, Preterm; Births, Premature Show All >>

Networked: 3473 relevant articles (153 outcomes, 622 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Premature Birth

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Progesterone : 25 outcomes 65 studies in 211 results : FDA 11 Generic
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 7 outcomes 26 studies in 103 results : IBA
  3. Fibronectins (Fibronectin) : 7 outcomes 24 studies in 128 results : IBA
  4. Magnesium : 5 outcomes 17 studies in 43 results : IBA
  5. Folic Acid (Vitamin M) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 39 results : FDA 50 Generic
  6. Metronidazole (Metric) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 33 results : FDA 70 Generic
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 4 outcomes 12 studies in 55 results : IBA
  8. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results : FDA 33 Generic
  9. Zinc : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  10. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 3 outcomes 18 studies in 89 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Premature Birth

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

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  1. Bed Rest (Bedrest) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results
  2. Neonatal Intensive Care : 6 outcomes 15 studies in 164 results
  3. Cervical Cerclage : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 57 results
  4. Prenatal Care : 5 outcomes 23 studies in 172 results
  5. Tocolysis : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 70 results
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