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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


An evaluation of the effect of N – Butylbromide in the form of suppository in augmentation of cervical dilatation during labour, a prospective study at a tertiary care center


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Author Details : Nishita Shettian, Satish J. Shetty

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 357-360


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Abstract

Introduction: Labour is a multifactorial process. The perception of pain to a great extent depends on the duration of labour and prolonged labour sets in a viscious cycle of pain – fear – spastic cervix. This cycle has to be broken if delivery is to proceed satisfactorily leading to delayed or arrested labour. A prospective study was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of Hyoscine – N – Butylbromide (suppository) in augmentation of cervical dilatation during labour and any adverse effects on the maternal and fetal outcome.
Materials and Methods: Prospective study on the effect of Hyoscine – N – Butylbromide (suppository) in augmentation of cervical dilatation during labour. Primigravidae admitted to the labour ward in A. J. Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore were included in the study based on a criteria.
The average age in the study group was 24.07 ± 3.22 years and in the control group was 24.63 ± 3.0 years. Mean duration of active phase of first stage of labour in the study group was 279.93 ± 62.53 minutes (4 hours 40 minutes ± 62.53 minutes) while in the control group was 398.57 ± 96.51 minutes (6 hours 39 minutes ± 96.51 minutes). The difference is statistically significant (P < 0> Conclusion: Hyoscine – N – Butylbromide suppository is a new aid in the management of uncomplicated labour for a convenient shorter and safer physiological delivery making it more tolerable for the mother.

Keywords: N – Butylbromide, Suppository, Labour, Tertiary care center.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2754.2018.0082

How to cite : Shettian N, Shetty S J, An evaluation of the effect of N – Butylbromide in the form of suppository in augmentation of cervical dilatation during labour, a prospective study at a tertiary care center. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2018;5(3):357-360

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