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Oxytocin 10 IU/ml Solution for infusion

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Last updated: 06 Oct 2020
Published: 06 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Antepartum

– Induction of labour for medical reasons, e.g. in cases of post-term gestation, premature rupture of membranes, pregnancy-induced hypertension (pre-eclampsia).

– Stimulation of labour in hypotonic uterine inertia.

– Early stages of pregnancy as adjunctive therapy for the management of incomplete, inevitable, or missed abortion.

Postpartum

– During caesarean section, following delivery of the child.

– Prevention and treatment of postpartum uterine atony and haemorrhage.

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