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Synonyms for oxytocic

a drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus

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Modern contraceptives, oxytocic drugs and cefixime are just three of 16 essential medicines and devices listed in a guidebook developed by PATH, UNFPA and WHO.
In evaluating the oxytocic activities of CPX, it is important to investigate its effect on other smooth muscles.
The effects of routine oxytocic administration in the management of the third stage of labor: an overview of the evidence from controlled trials.
Effective treatment of hemorrhage often includes rapid manual removal of retained placenta, oxytocic drugs, intravenous fluids, blood transfusion, and surgery.
QUEBEC CITY -- Oral misoprostol appears to be as effective as oxytocin by injection in reducing blood loss at delivery, but is associated with an increased need for additional oxytocic drugs, according to a randomized, controlled trial presented in poster format at the annual meeting of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.
Diphenhydramine also has dose-related oxytocic properties and, if administered intravenously during labor, can stimulate the uterus.
We suggest that the importance of its biological advantage decreased over time because iron deficiency is now less common because of reduced birth rates, the use of oral contraceptives, oxytocic drugs, medical iron supplementation, and improved nutrition.
In many parts of the world, midwives cannot legally use vacuum extractors or forceps for delivery, give oxytocic drugs without a physician's order, or prescribe antibiotics.
6) There are algorithms with care pathways for managing PPH, including resuscitation and sequential use of oxytocic agents.
A 28-year-old primiparous woman at term requested epidural analgesia after failure to progress in labour had necessitated augmentation with an oxytocic drug (Syntocinon, Novartis).
Ergot alkaloid preparations are contraindicated in pregnancy because of their dose-related developmental toxicity and oxytocic properties.
Scientists are in a position today to study how immersion might stop the effects of vasopressin as an oxytocic agent.
Once the uterus is replaced, administer oxytocic agents and check the patient frequently for the next 4-6 hours because of the increased risk for another uterine inversion, he advised.
Although the cardiovascular effects of oxytocin may have complicated the haemodynamic picture, at the time there was no evidence of hypotension and the decision was made to administer the oxytocic.