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Utgard Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Utgard 10 MG Description

Utgard Tablet is used to prevent or stop premature labour (when the uterus starts contracting for birth too early than usual) that occurs after the 20th week of pregnancy. It contains ritodrine as its...
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ContainsRitodrine(10.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent premature delievery
Side effectsIrregular heartbeat, difficulty in breathing, yellowing of the eyes or skin
ClassificationUTERINE RELAXANT (TOCOLYTIC)
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Uses of Utgard 10 MG

Utgard Tablet is used to stop premature labor.

Contraindications of Utgard 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other medicine or food or anything.
  • If you have any kind of underlying medical condition such as diabetes, heart disorder, high blood pressure, lung disease, overactive thyroid, etc.
  • If you have a history of high blood pressure during pregnancy.
  • If you have ruptured membranes (waters have broken).

Side effects of Utgard 10 MG

  • Changes in blood sugar level (in diabetic patients)
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Yellowing of the eyes or skin

Precautions and Warnings of Utgard 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Utgard Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
A pregnant woman should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation depending on the underlying condition. Follow your doctor's instructions. Your doctor may want you to take Utgard Tablet up until it is time for you to deliver your baby or until your 37th week of pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Utgard Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Utgard Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. However, do not drive until you know how the medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Utgard Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Utgard Tablet. However, it is strictly advised to avoid alcohol consumption during pregnancy and during treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are diabetic. It may require dose adjustment of insulin while taking this medicine.
  • You find unusual results of blood sugar levels.
  • You feel like labour contractions began and water broke.

Mode of Action of Utgard 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Ritodrine present in Utgard Tablet is used as a uterine relaxant. It suppresses premature uterine contractions and relaxes uterine smooth muscles. Thus, aids in preventing premature delivery.

Directions for Use of Utgard 10 MG

  • Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor.
  • Follow all the directions given by the doctor.
  • Take your dose on regular intervals.
  • Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Interactions of Utgard 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medications can interact with Utgard Tablet or Utgard may interact with other medications if taken along. Discuss with your doctor all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are...
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  • In particular, if you are taking heart-related medicines, blood pressure-lowering medicines, antidiabetic medicines like insulin, antacids, cold and cough preparations, pain reliever medicine like mep...
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Storage and disposal of Utgard 10 MG

  • Store it below 30°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Please keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Utgard 10 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Utgard Tablet and experience any unusual symptoms, immediately contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Also, carry the package of the tablet along ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Utgard Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your medicine schedule. Do not ta...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Utgard Tablet?

A: The composition of Utgard Tablet includes ritodrine as its active ingredient that acts as a uterine relaxant.

Q: What is the action of Utgard Tablet?

A: Utgard Tablet works by reducing the contractions of the muscles in your uterus. Thus, controls premature labour (when your uterus starts contracting for birth too early during pregnancy).

Q: Is Utgard Tablet safe during pregnancy?

A: Yes, Utgard Tablet is safe, but it is prescribed only after the 20th week of pregnancy. You must consult with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q: Is Utgard Tablet habit forming?

A: No, it has no habit-forming tendencies.

Q: For how long do I need to take Utgard Tablet?

A: The doctor may suggest you to take this medicine up until it is time for you to deliver your baby or until your 37th week of pregnancy, depending on the underlying condition. Do not stop the treatment on your own without asking a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
UTGARD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:44 PM (IST)

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