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2011-02-17 12:19:00

Certain uses could lead to maternal heart problems and death SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that terbutaline administered by injection or through an infusion pump should not be used in pregnant women for prevention or prolonged (beyond 48-72 hours) treatment of preterm labor due to the potential for serious maternal heart problems and death. In addition, oral terbutaline tablets should not be used for...

2006-06-30 12:46:28

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with type 1 diabetes who aim to keep their blood sugar levels under tight control, nighttime can bring the problem of sugar levels dropping too low -- which can lead to mental confusion or even seizures. None of the available remedies, however, are ideal, researchers say. Bedtime snacks are not a reliable method of preventing nocturnal hypoglycemia, as the condition is called, and drug treatment has shortcomings, according to a...


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