Ritrod 10 mg Tablet

Manufactured byNeon Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsRitodrine
Description

Ritrod 10 mg Tablet is used to control premature labor between 24-33 weeks of gestation. It stops premature labour.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Ritrod 10 mg Tablet

Utodin 10 mg Tablet
Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
Yutopar 10 mg Tablet
Alembic Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ritrod 10 mg Tablet

  • Increased heart beat
  • Headache
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Chest pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Redness of skin

Uses of Ritrod 10 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Premature labor
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5 minutes of the administration of the intravenous dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women after the 20th week of pregnancy. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not indicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ritodrine or any other inactive ingredient present along with it.

Antepartum hemorrhage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with antepartum hemorrhage due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Eclampsia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with eclampsia due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Spinal cord compression

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with spinal cord compression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women after the 20th week of pregnancy. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not indicated for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Hypovolemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypovolemia due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Steroids

This medicine should be used with caution in patients taking steroid medicines due to the increased risk of hypokalemia. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Pulmonary Hypertension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Tablet: If a dose of Ritrod 10 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in a clinical or hospital setup by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Tablet: Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Propranolol

Betaxolol

Diazoxide

Magnesium sulphate

Disease interactions

Pheochromocytoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pheochromocytoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Migraine

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a migraine due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Tablet: Take Ritrod 10 mg Tablet exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should only be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Ritrod 10 mg Tablet works by relaxing the uterine muscles and reducing the intensity of uterine contractions.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Tocolytic agents

Schedule

Schedule H
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