Oxytocin Synth-Richter

Oxytocin Synth-Richter

oxytocin

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

F.C.P.
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Oxytocin
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Incomplete abortion, induction of labour IV drip infusion of 6 mU/mL, initial dose: 0.5-1 mU/min, gradually increase every 20-40 min in increments of 1-2 mU/min, repeated every 30-60 min. Postpartum hemorrhage 10-40 IU in 1,000 mL by IM inj.
Contraindications
Placental abruption, cephalopelvic disproportion, hypertonic patterns of labour. Severe toxemia, placenta praevia, protracted uterine inertia, predisposition to uterine rupture. Induction before the head is engaged, malposition of fetus, fetal distress.
Special Precautions
CV disorders.
Adverse Reactions
GI upsets, water intoxication (large doses or prolonged period).
Drug Interactions
May potentiate pressure effect of sympathetic amines.
ATC Classification
H01BB02 - oxytocin ; Belongs to the class of oxytocin and analogues. Used in posterior pituitary lobe hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Oxytocin Synth-Richter inj 10 IU/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 100 × 1's
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