Medicine : Pitocin (1ml)

Name:Pitocin (1ml)
Manufacturer:Pfizer Ltd (parke-davis)
Generic Use:Oxytocin
Composition:Oxytocin(5 U)
Substitutes:pitocin (1ml) , pitocin

Generic ( Oxytocin )

Typical use Of Oxytocin :Induction Of Labour.Uterine Inertia.Postpartum Haemorrhage.Cesarean Section.Breast Engorgement, Facilitate Lactation.
Mechanism of action of Oxytocin :Oxytocin Binds The Oxytocin Receptor Which Leads To An Increase In Intracellular Calcium Levels. The Oxytocin-oxytocin Receptor System Plays An Important Role As An Inducer Of Uterine Contractions During Parturition And Of Milk Ejection.
Drug Interaction of Oxytocin :Oxytocin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Adrenaline, Dinoprost, Dinoprostone, Ephedrine, Ergometrine (Maleate), Gemeprost, Pseudoephedrine (HCl), Suxamethonium (Cl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Oxytocin :Hypotension, Sinus Bradycardia, Hypoxia, Neonatal Jaundice, Reflex Tachycardia, Hematoma, Maternal Water Intoxication, Tetanic Uterine Contraction, Uncontrolled Uterine Contractions, Decreased Placental Blood Flow, Nausea, Vomiting, Rhinorrhea, Nasal Irritation.


How Oxytocin will impact on Pregnancy ?

The Drug Should Not Be Used By Pregnant Women. Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown High Risk To Fetus. The Risk Of Drug Use In Pregnant Women Outweighs The Benefit.

How Oxytocin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Oxytocin

No Studies Found