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Ectopic Pregnancy Summary

Description: A potentially life-threatening condition in which the EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN implants outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).

Also Known As: Pregnancy, Ectopic; Pregnancy, Ovarian; Ectopic Pregnancies; Ovarian Pregnancies; Pregnancies, Ectopic Show All >>

Networked: 2730 relevant articles (128 outcomes, 264 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ectopic Pregnancy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 59 outcomes 69 studies in 542 results : FDA 8 Generic
  2. Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) : 12 outcomes 25 studies in 261 results : FDA 13 Generic
  3. Progesterone : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 124 results : FDA 11 Generic
  4. Copper : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 41 results : IBA
  5. Levonorgestrel (Plan B) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 42 results : FDA 36 Generic
  6. Mifepristone (RU 486) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 26 results : FDA 1
  7. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 175 Generic
  8. Hormones : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results : IBA
  9. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 24 results : IBA
  10. gefitinib (Iressa) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Ectopic Pregnancy

  1. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases)
  2. Hemorrhage
  3. Tubal Pregnancy
  4. Cicatrix (Scar)
  5. Ectopic Pregnancy
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Key Therapies for Ectopic Pregnancy

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  1. Laparotomy : 8 outcomes 20 studies in 248 results
  2. Salpingostomy : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 88 results
  3. Salpingectomy : 3 outcomes 18 studies in 246 results
  4. Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 113 results
  5. Contraception (Birth Control) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 80 results
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