PITOCIN INJECTION 1ML Oxytocin is used: . to start or help contractions during childbirth (labour) . to help in the management of a miscarriage . to prevent and control bleeding after delivery of your baby . during a caesarean section
Side Effects :
. nausea . vomiting
PITOCIN INJECTION 1ML comes as a solution (liquid) to be given intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into the muscle) by a doctor or healthcare provider in a hospital or clinic.
PITOCIN INJECTION 1ML is in a class of medications called oxytocic hormones works by stimulating uterine contractions.
Pregnancy: Limited data available. Consult your doctor. Alcohol: No data available. Consult your doctor. Driving: can start labor. Women with contractions should not drive or use machines. Kidney: No data available. Consult your doctor. LIver: No data available. Consult your doctor.
. You should not receive this medicine if you are allergic to it. . Tell your doctor if you have ever had: - genital herpes - diabetes - high blood pressure - a heart rhythm disorder - cervical cancer - a severe infection in your uterus - five or more pregnancies - a difficult labor because you have a small pelvis - surgery on your cervix or uterus (including a prior C-section) - if you are less than 37 weeks pregnant
Store this medicine in a refrigerator between 2° to 8°C. Keep the ampules in outer package in order to protect from light.