Oxytocin (Oxytocinum; list B) - hormone posterior pituitary; it is produced synthetically. Oxytocin like to pituitrin (see) causes the strong muscles of the uterus, but, unlike him, is not. increases blood pressure and has only a weak antidiureticescoe effect. Use oxytocin for summoning and stimulation generic activities, and also for the prevention and treatment of hypotonic uterine bleeding. Assign 0. intramuscular and subcutaneous routes in the form of sealed solutions containing 1 ml of 5 UNITS; for intravenous injection 1 ml (5 f E) oxytocin bred in 500 ml of 5% glucose solution and injected into a vein.
Oxytocin is contraindicated threatening uterine rupture, the mismatch between the size of the pelvis and fruit, oblique and transverse presentation of the fetus. The release form: capsules containing 5 IU of oxytocin.

Oxytocin (Oxytocinum; C. B)is one of the hormones of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland; the chemical structure oktapeptid. Together with other hormone from the posterior pituitary - vasopressin (see) is contained in the pituitrin (see). Obtained by synthetic oxytocin is a pure individual connection. O. causes strong muscles of the uterus, especially pregnant. In this respect, Acting synthetic equivalent pituitrin, but has before him the advantage that the introduction of not Acting provides antidiureticescoe actions and does not increase blood pressure. In connection with absence in Acting synthetic protein impurities it can be administered intravenously, do not fear anaphylactic actions.
Indications: the weakness of labor activity due to uterine atony, atonic uterine bleeding. Contraindications: the mismatch between the size of the fetus and pelvis, transverse or angle position of the fetus, the risk of uterine rupture. O. intramuscularly or subcutaneously. For intravenous injection, 1 ml of oxytocin (5 UNITS) bred in 500 ml of 5% glucose solution and introduce drip method (10 drops of a 1 minutes). Therapeutic dose of 3-5 UNITS. The release form: ampoules to 1 ml containing 5 UNITS. Store in a cool, dark place. Cm. Hormonal drugs.