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Oxytocin 100ml - Rx

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Oxytocin 100ml - Rx

Brand Varies -  For uterine-contracting and milk-releasing actionOxytocin acts directly on the uterus to induce rhythmic contractions.

$9.84
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*Rx* Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

For Animal Use Only

Keep Out of Reach of Children

NADA 99-169, Approved by FDA

Each mL Contains:

Oxytocic Activity Equivalent to 20 USP Posterior Pituitary units with Sodium Hydroxide/Acetic Acid for pH adjustment.

Chlorobutanol (as preservative)

2.4 mg

Water For Injection

q.s.

Store between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).

Note: As this is a multi-dose container, this preparation should be handled under aseptic conditions.

Hazardous-Not for human use (California).

Do not freeze.

INDICATIONS: Oxytocin may be used as a uterine contractor to precipitate and accelerate normal parturition and postpartum evacuation of uterine debris. In surgery it may be used postoperatively following cesarean section to facilitate involution and resistance to the large inflow of blood. It will contract smooth muscle cells of the mammary gland for milk letdown if the udder is in proper physiological state.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION (INTRAVENOUS, INTRAMUSCULAR OR SUBCUTANEOUS)

For obstetrical use:

U.S.P. Units

 

Horses and Cows

100

(5 mL)

Sows and Ewes

30-50

(1 1/2 to 2 1/2 mL)

For milk letdown:

U.S.P. Units

 

Cows

10-20

(1/2 to 1 mL)

Sows

5-20

(1/4 to 1 mL)

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Do not use in dystocia due to abnormal presentation of fetus until correction is accomplished.PRECAUTIONS: For prepartum usage, full relaxation of the cervix should be accomplished either naturally or by the administration of estrogen prior to oxytocin therapy.NET CONTENTS:

 

100 mL

Iss0705

NAC No.: 10581662

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Data sheet

Prescription
* Prescription Required

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