Fetal heart rate changes following maternal administration of a nasal decongestant

Laxmi V. Baxi, Paul R. Gindoff, Gerard J. Pregenzer, Mary K. Parras

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Repeated use of a long-acting sympathomimetic amine in the form of a nasal spray was associated with a nonreactive nonstress test and late decelerations in a patient at 41 weeks of gestation. Six hours after the last dose, these changes gradually disappeared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)799-800
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1985
Externally publishedYes



  • Nasal decongestant
  • fetal heart rate changes
  • sympathomimetic amine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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