Study of Evaluation of Maternal Side Effects and Neonatal Outcome after Treatment with Nifedipine at Tertiary Care Hospital

Authors

  • Ruchita Vajpai
  • Swati Gagare
  • Prashant Kharde

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i4.18594

Keywords:

Preterm labour, neonatal morbidity, nifedipine

Abstract

Introduction: Compared to beta- agonists, nifedipine is associated with improvement in neonatal outcome. Nifedipine is
significantly more successful in prolonging pregnancy beyond 48 hours and effective in delaying upto 7 days.
Methodology: The present study was conducted in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology of Rural Medical
College , Loni, The present work comprises of 135 cases between 28 to 37 weeks of gestational age having premature
labour pains that were admitted in antenatal ward or labour room.
Results: Distribution of cases according to NICU admission of preterm baby. For observation total 9 cases were kept in
NICU, 3 cases were admitted in NICU for jaundice, at 1 was admitted for birth asphyxia.
Conclusion: This study on tocolytic effect of nifedipine in preterm labour shows, nifedipine has good tocolytic action on
arresting preterm labour with minimal side effects.

Author Biographies

Ruchita Vajpai

Assistant Professor, Department of OBGY, DBVP Rural Medical College , Pravara Institute of Medical sciences (DU), Loni

Swati Gagare

Assistant Professor, Department of OBGY, DBVP Rural Medical College , Pravara Institute of Medical sciences (DU), Loni

Prashant Kharde

Professor, Department of OBGY, DBVP Rural Medical College, Pravara Institute of Medical sciences (DU), Loni

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Published

2022-10-10

How to Cite

Ruchita Vajpai, Swati Gagare, & Prashant Kharde. (2022). Study of Evaluation of Maternal Side Effects and Neonatal Outcome after Treatment with Nifedipine at Tertiary Care Hospital. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 13(4), 210–212. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i4.18594