Paradoxical response to intravenous terbutaline

Nirmala Bhat, David Seifer, Paul Hensleigh

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Marked uterine hypertonus was observed in our patient subsequent to the intravenous administration of terbutaline prior to an attempt at external cephalic version. The proximity of hypertonus to terbutaline infusion and the absence of other stimuli suggests that this was a paradoxical response to terbutaline.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)310-311
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1985


  • External version
  • terbutaline
  • tocolysis
  • uterine hypertonus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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