Information about Oxytocin
Oxytocin is used for induction of labour. It may also be used to control post-delivery bleeding.
How Oxytocin works
Oxytocin stimulates the contraction of the uterine muscles during delivery. It also helps to control post-delivery bleeding.
Common side effects of Oxytocin
Vomiting, Headache, Nausea, Uterine contractions
Available Medicine for Oxytocin
SyntocinonMylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹19 to ₹922 variant(s)
₹19 to ₹252 variant(s)
GynotocinManeesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
EvatocinNeon Laboratories Ltd
L TocinLincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MeritocinMercury Laboratories Ltd
BiotocinBiochem Pharmaceutical Industries
OxystarCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹18 to ₹289992 variant(s)
FoetocinTTK Healthcare Ltd
₹17 to ₹182 variant(s)
Expert advice for Oxytocin
- Oxytocin is a hormone, which is used in induction of labor.
- It is also used to control post-delivery bleeding.
- It is given intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into the muscle) by a doctor or healthcare provider in a hospital or clinic.
- Oxytocin may cause temporary uterine contractions for a few days.
- Before receiving Oxytocin, you should tell your doctor if you have a history of premature labor, surgery of uterus, or caesarean section.