Systematic review ranks tocolytics

December 6, 2012

Prostaglandin inhibitors, such as celecoxib and indomethacin, and calcium channel blockers, such as nifedipine and nicardipine, had the highest probability of delaying premature labor by 48 hours and improving maternal and neonatal outcomes, according to a systematic review and network meta-analysis published in a recent issue of BMJ.