Oxytocin-10

Oxytocin 10 IU injection

Solution for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Oxytocin (synthetic)
    10 IU.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

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.

Indications

Labour weakness, promotion of involutio uteri, retentio secundinarum, uterus atonia, uterus haemorrhages and treatment of agalactia post partum.

Contra indications

Unopened cervix.
Wrong position of foetus or uterus.
Obstructive distocia.
Hypersensitivity to oxytocin.

Side effects

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.
Water retention.
Influencing foetal circulation.

Dosage

For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration:
Mares and cows : 4 - 5 ml.
Sows : 2 - 4 ml.
Ewes and goats : 1 - 3 ml.

Withdrawal times

- For meat : 1 day.
- For milk : 1 day.

Packaging

Vial of 50 ml.
  • Horses
  • Cattle (cows)
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats

Product Code:

IOT10