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.
Contains per ml.:
Oxytocin (synthetic) 20 IU.
Solvents ad. 1 ml.
Labour weakness, promotion of involutio uteri, retentio secundinarum, uterus atonia, uterus haemorrhages and treatment of agalactia post partum.
Unopened cervix. Wrong position of foetus or uterus. Obstructive distocia. Hypersensitivity to oxytocin.
Oxytocin (synthetic) injectable solution
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.