Oxytocin 10 I.U. injectable
1 ml contains Active substance: Oxytocin – 10 units.
Purpose: hormone of the hypothalamus, which consists of pentapeptydnoho cycle and side chain residues of three amino acids that accumulate in the posterior pituitary. It increases the permeability of sodium myofibrils uterus, stimulating its contraction. Threshold oxytocin induced contractions of the uterus decreases during pregnancy, high estrogen or if the animal has already begun delivery.
Oxytocin is decomposed in the gastrointestinal tract, so it should be administered parenterally. After intramuscular administration of the drug effect observed after 3-5 minutes.
Uses: The drug is used females and domestic animals (cows, mares, sheep, goats, sows, sukam, cats) to stimulate or enhance uterine contractions during labor (hypotension, and atony of the uterus), for the treatment of postpartum litter delay in the complex treatment of metritis to accelerate involution of the uterus after childbirth, and to stimulate at agalactia of milk; uterine bleeding; for the release of breast milk or inflammatory exudate in the treatment of mastitis.
Directions: Please see the instruction attached
Human Warning: Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children, veterinary use only.
Safety of use: Consult your veterinarian for diagnosis of the illness.
Storage: In a dry, dark place at a temperature of -5 to 30 ° C.
Dosage (The drug is administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously):
|Animal type||Frequency of use|
|Cows, mares||3-6 ml (30-60 IU) on the head;||once|
|Sheep, goats||1-1,5 ml (OD 10-15) on the head;||once|
|Sows||2-3 ml (20-30 IU) on the head;||once|
|Cats||0.2-0.3 ml (2.3 IU) on the head.||once|