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Retained Placenta Summary

Description: A placenta that fails to be expelled after BIRTH of the FETUS. A PLACENTA is retained when the UTERUS fails to contract after the delivery of its content, or when the placenta is abnormally attached to the MYOMETRIUM.

Also Known As: Placenta, Retained; Placentas, Retained; Retained Placentas

Networked: 321 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 47 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retained Placenta

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxytocin (Pitocin) : 8 outcomes 14 studies in 53 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Misoprostol (Cytotec) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 15 results : FDA 3 Generic
  3. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 13 results : FDA 53 Generic
  4. Vitamin E : 3 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Dinoprost : 1 outcome 3 studies in 10 results : IBA
  6. Oxytetracycline (Terramycin) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 14
  7. Sodium Chloride (Saline Solution) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 279 Generic
  8. Selenium : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  9. Collagenases (Collagenase) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 2
  10. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 77 Generic
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Diseases Related to Retained Placenta

  1. Hemorrhage
  2. Infection
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Mastitis
  5. Endometritis
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Key Therapies for Retained Placenta

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  1. Injections : 2 outcomes in 5 results
  2. Hysterectomy : 1 outcome in 16 results
  3. Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 4 studies in 30 results
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