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Chemical Tocolytic Agents

Name Tocolytic Agents
Equivalent Terms Agents, Tocolytic | Effects, Tocolytic | Effect, Tocolytic | Tocolytic Effect | Tocolytic Effects | Tocolytics
Definition 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.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D015149
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