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February 4, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ FDA Issued Multiple Terbutaline Warnings ]
Washington, DC It has been almost a year since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about Terbutaline side effects. It has been more than 10 years since the FDA issued an initial warning about the use of Terbutaline during pregnancy, following reports of death in women who used Terbutaline sulfate while pregnant. Since that time, however, terbutaline was still used to treat preterm labor, putting women's lives at risk.
January 7, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Terbutaline Mothers Lament Potential Harm to Their Kids ]
Washington, DC No one would argue that a healthy debate is a good thing—such as the debate that continues to rage over Terbutaline Sulfate and whether or not the drug is harmful to the fetus when prescribed to the mother to ward against, or stop premature labor. What's worse? The possibility of premature labor and the potential for negative outcomes? Or use of a drug that has been shown to stop premature contractions, but could pose maternal or natal harm?
December 7, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Health Organizations Issue Warnings about Use of Terbutaline during Pregnancy ]
Baltimore, MD The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not the only health organization to issue a warning about terbutaline side effects. In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has also recommended against long-term use of terbutaline during pregnancy. Specifically, the organization warned about prolonged use of terbutaline for the treatment or prevention of preterm labor.
November 3, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Study: Terbutaline during Pregnancy Raises Risk of Complications in Children ]
Washington, DC Women who ingest Terbutaline during pregnancy could increase the risk of complications for the child, according to new research cited by HealthDay.
October 31, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ FDA: Certain Terbutaline Side Effects Outweigh Benefits ]
Spokane, WA When a woman goes into preterm labor, her biggest concern is usually the health of her unborn child, not worrying about things such as terbutaline side effects. Terbutaline is sometimes used off-label to prevent or treat preterm labor, but according to an FDA warning, use of terbutaline during pregnancy or use of terbutaline for preterm labor could put the mother at risk of serious complications.
September 10, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ FDA: Oral Terbutaline Side Effects Too Risky for Pregnant Women ]
Boston, MA If you are worried that you may have been affected by terbutaline side effects, rest assured you are not alone. Concerns about the use of terbutaline during pregnancy led the FDA to issue strong warnings in February 2011 about the drug's use. Unfortunately, those warnings came too late for some women, who may have suffered serious health problems after terbutaline sulfate was used during their pregnancy.
August 9, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Terbutaline Side Effects All Over the Map ]
Bethesda, MD Drug studies often indicate a specific type of side effect related to a certain medication, but terbutaline side effects can reportedly range from birth defects when taken by pregnant women to maternal heart issues.
July 14, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Did Terbutaline Cause Heart Defects in Newborn? ]
Washington, DC The debate over Terbutaline Sulfate continues, with some doctors adamant that use of Terbutaline during pregnancy for the express purpose of stemming preterm labor is important to the viability of the child. Other doctors aren't so sure, whereas some parenting and pregnancy advocates approach Terbutaline with varying degrees of disdain.
June 3, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Side Effects of Terbutaline in Pregnancy Seen across the Globe ]
Galway, Ireland A recent inquest into the death of a baby girl in Ireland, who succumbed to a lack of oxygen during delivery, heard that the midwife involved contacted a consultant because she was concerned about terbutaline side effects.
May 15, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Can Terbutaline Lead to Autism? ]
Washington, DC When the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released additional cautions with regard to Terbutaline Sulfate in February, many women will have looked back to their recent use of the drug—often prescribed to quell premature labor—and whether or not having been given Terbutaline during pregnancy may have left a child with lingering cognitive issues.
- Women Urged to Avoid Terbutaline in Pregnancy By Charles Benson (Apr-29-11)
- FDA: Long-Term Terbutaline Use Not Safe for Pregnant Women By Heidi Turner (Apr-22-11)
- Controversy Remains Over Terbutaline By Gordon Gibb (Apr-11-11)
- Terbutaline in Pregnancy Can Lead to Side Effects By Charles Benson (Mar-30-11)
- FDA Issues Warning Over Terbutaline in Pregnancy By Charles Benson (Mar-20-11)
- Mom: Did Terbutaline Cause Children's Health Problems? By Heidi Turner (Mar-11-11)
- The Trials of Terbutaline By Gordon Gibb (Feb-26-11)