Nicardipine is used in the treatment of premature labor. There are no previous reports in the anesthesia literature of serious side effects associated with this drug. We report a case of pulmonary edema induced by nicardipine therapy for tocolysis in a pregnant 27-yr-old patient admitted to our hospital for preterm labor with intact membranes at 27 wk of gestation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Anesthesia and analgesia|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2004|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine