Oxytocin Richter

Oxytocin Richter

oxytocin

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

Pahang Pharmacy
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Oxytocin
Indications/Uses
Obstet Induce parturition in cases of uterine inertia during 3rd stage of labour. Prophylactically & therapeutically in cases of placental haemorrhage & uterine atony. Caesarian section: Inj into the uterine musculature. In puerperium: In subinvolution & produce haemostatic effect during incomplete & febrile abortion. Gynaecology Gynaecological haemorrhages.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1-5 IU IM/IV. Caesarean section 5 IU inj into uterine musculature. Gynaecologic indications 5-10 IU SC or IM.
Contraindications
Fetus disproportion w/ pelvis, transversal & oblique fetus position & cases involving danger of uterine rupture.
Special Precautions
CV disorders. Oxytocin should be infused slowly.
Adverse Reactions
Water intoxication (large doses or on prolonged use). In high doses or hypersensitivity to it: Violent uterine contractions leading to uterine rupture & extensive laceration of soft tissues, fetal bradycardia, fetal arrhythmias & fetal asphyxiation.
Drug Interactions
Pressor agents, other oxytocic agents, prostaglandins.
ATC Classification
H01BB02 - oxytocin ; Belongs to the class of oxytocin and analogues. Used in posterior pituitary lobe hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Oxytocin Richter inj (amp) 10 IU
Packing/Price
1 mL x 100 × 1's;1 mL x 5 × 1's
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