Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Common Therapeutic Drug Classifications

  1. abortifacient
    drug that causes abortion
  2. oxytocin
    hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that causes myometrial contraction - used for induction of labor
  3. Rh immune globulin
    immunizing agent given to an Rh-negative mother within 72 hours after delivering an Rh-positive baby to supress the Rh immune response
  4. tocolytic agent
    drug used to stop labor contractions
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Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Common Therapeutic Drug Classifications
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