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Preterm Labour

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Preterm Labour


Treatment

Beta agonists

  • Salbutamol
    • IV infusion
    • may delay delivery for 4-8 hours
    • initially 10microgram / min increased gradually until contractions less frequent
    • slowly increased until contractions stop
    • Adverse Effects
      • headache
      • flushing
      • seating
      • tachycardia
      • hypokalaemia
      • nausea and vomiting
 

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