oxytocic


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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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The need for oxytocic pharmaceuticals in the world will always remain contingent to the rise in pregnancy incidences and birth rate.
The outcomes measured were duration of third stage, amount of blood loss and incidence of PPH, use of additional oxytocic drugs, drop in haemoglobin and haematocrit, need for blood transfusion, need for manual removal of placenta and occurrence of side effects such as shivering, fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
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.
One of these, ergonovine, has been an effective oxytocic agent, stimulating uterine contraction and speeding up labor.
The prophylactic use of oxytocic drugs reduces the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) by about 40% and has been widely adopted as a routine policy in the active management of the third stage of labor.
The conclusion of the study is that "Membrane sweeping at initiation of labor induction increased the spontaneous vaginal delivery rate, reduced oxytocic drug use, shortened induction to delivery interval, and improved patient satisfaction.
Ergot alkaloid preparations are contraindicated in pregnancy because of dose-related developmental toxicity and oxytocic properties.
Ergot alkaloid preparations are contraindicated in pregnancy because of their dose-related developmental toxicity and oxytocic properties.
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.
Also used for its analgesic, oxytocic, antipyretic, and scierosing properties.
Effective treatment of hemorrhage often includes rapid manual removal of retained placenta, oxytocic drugs, intravenous fluids, blood transfusion, and surgery.
Previously, in various studies intraumbilical oxytocin given in intraumbilical vein directly places this oxytocic to retroplacental myometrium and helps in its contraction, thereby preventing PPH and also helps in early separation of placenta.