Oxytocin-20 – Oxytocin 20 IU injection
Solution for parenteral administration
- Contains per ml:
Oxytocin (synthetic) 20 IU.
Excipients ad 1 ml.
Oxytocin is a nonapeptide protein hormone which is produced endogenously in the hypothalamus.
Oxytocin promotes contractions of the smooth muscular tissue from the oestrogen sensitised uterus and lacteal gland.
Labour weakness, promotion of involutio uteri, retentio secundinarum, uterus atonia, uterus haemorrhages and treatment of agalactia post partum.
Wrong position of foetus or uterus.
Hypersensitivity to oxytocin.
Only with overdoses:
A short-lived vasodilatation and blood pressure lowering.
Hyperstimulatio uteri through which the uterus contracts more often and longer.
In a state of spasm of the uterus oxygen supply of the foetus can be put in danger.
Influencing foetal circulation.
For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration:
Mares and cows : 2 – 2.5 ml.
Sows : 1 – 2 ml.
Ewes and goats : 0.5 – 1.5 ml.
– For meat : 1 day.
– For milk : 1 day.