Purpose:Prevents and treats seizure activity(eclampsia), pre-eclampsia and preterm labor. Relaxes smooth muscles in uterus.
Side effects: Drowsiness, decreased RR, arrhythmia, bradycardia, hypotension, diarrhea, muscle weakness, flushing, sweating, hypothermia, blurred vision, hot flushes, burning at IV insertion site, diplopia, headache, hypocalcemia, dyspnea, dry mouth. Fetus-decreased breathing movement, reduced FHR.
Purpose:Relaxes uterine smooth muscle by stimulating beta2-receptors in the uterine smooth muscles. Causes bronchodilation.
Side effects: Tachycardia, chest discomfort, palpitations, arrhythmia, tremors, dizziness, nervousness, nasal congestion, N/V, hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, hypotension. Fetus-Tachycardia, Hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia.