Oxytocin Solution For Injection 10U Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Oxytocin: Solution for injection (10U)

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What is this Medicine?

OXYTOCIN (ox i TOE sin) is a man-made form of a natural hormone. It works by causing the uterus to contract. It is used to increase the strength of contractions of the uterus. It can be used during childbirth to speed delivery or after childbirth to control bleeding. It is also used clear the uterus after an incomplete abortion or miscarriage.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Pitocin: Solution for injection (10U)
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Oxytocin 10unit/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 006416115
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Incomplete Abortion, Labor Augmentation, Labor Induction, Postpartum Bleeding

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Fetal Distress

Storage Information
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Do not freeze
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Oxytocin 10unit/ml Solution for Injection
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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