Magnesium sulfate and ritodrine hydrochloride: a randomized comparison.

@article{Hollander1987MagnesiumSA,
  title={Magnesium sulfate and ritodrine hydrochloride: a randomized comparison.},
  author={Dirk Hollander and David A. Nagey and Marcos J Pupkin},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={156 3},
  pages={631-7}
}
The efficacy of magnesium sulfate was analyzed in relation to ritodrine hydrochloride. Patients presenting in preterm labor between 20 and 35 weeks' gestation were prospectively randomized. Tocolysis was achieved for more than 72 hours in 35 of 40 cases (88%) where magnesium sulfate was administered and 31 of 39 cases (79%) in which ritodrine hydrochloride… CONTINUE READING