Magnesium Sulfate Versus Nifedipine for the Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Prospective, Randomized Trial
Information source: Stanford University
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
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Condition(s) targeted: Obstetric Labor, Premature
Intervention: stopping preterm labor (Drug); Nifedipine or Magnesium Sulfate (Drug)
Sponsored by: Stanford University
Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Stanford University
To compare intravenous magnesium sulfate to oral nifedipine for acute tocolysis of preterm
Study design: Randomized, Open Label, Active Control, Single Group Assignment, Efficacy Study
Primary outcome: No delivery in 48 hours and uterine quiescence
Minimum age: 18 Years.
Maximum age: N/A.
Inclusion Criteria::- Uterine contractions and cervical change or ruptured membranes in a
preterm gestation Exclusion Criteria:- placental abruption, fetal distress, placenta
previa, maternal medical contraindication to tocolysis
Locations and Contacts
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, United States
Last updated: May 9, 2008