SS_OB 1.11 Describe the pharmacology of tocolytic agents with particular reference to beta 2 agonists, calcium antagonists, magnesium, inhalational anaesthetics, nitrates and NSAIDS

TRUE/FALSE  Sublingual GTN spray can be used as a uterine relaxant during Caesarean section

TRUE/FALSE  The emergency management of eclamptic seizures includes the administration 4g of Magnesium sulphate by intravenous (bolus) injection

TRUE/FALSE  Exposure to NSAIDs after 30 weeks’ gestation is associated with an reduced risk of premature closure of the fetal ductus arteriosus and oligohydramnios

TRUE/FALSE  Nifedipine is contraindicated in pregnant women with pre-existing cardiac disease

TRUE/FALSE  Calcium channel blockers are associated with a higher incidence of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome than other tocolytic drugs

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