oxytocic drug


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Synonyms for oxytocic drug

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

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Moreover, ascending cases of pregnancy related complications in developing countries, expanding use of oxytocic drugs in animals etc.
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.
e mode of delivery, fever, shivering, nausea and vomiting, blood loss Greater than 500ml, need for blood transfusion and additional oxytocic drugs.
57% patients needed additional oxytocic drugs as compared to 11.
Other delivery practices, such as using oxytocic drugs to augment labour, internal version to re-position malpositioned infants, and manually removing the placenta, are considered unsafe if used by untrained persons (12-16).
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.
Oral misoprostol may be used to reduce postpartum bleeding, particularly in areas where injectable oxytocic drugs are unavailable," reported lead investigator Thomas Baskett, M.
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.
Basic EmOC (BEmOC) service comprises the performance of the following signal functions: administration of potent parenteral antibiotics for treatment of sepsis, parenteral oxytocic drugs and parental anticonvulsants for treatment of eclampsia, manual removal of placenta, removal of retained products of conception and assisted vaginal delivery using forceps or vacuum extractor.
Causes of uterine rupture are uterine scars due to caesarean section, hysterotomy, myomectomy, metroplasty and previous uterine perforation, cervical scars, oxytocic drugs, neglected obstructed labour, obstetric manipulation, trauma and rarely spontaneous rupture before onset of labour [4].
Secondary outcomes included incidence of severe postpartum hemorrhage, defined as 1000 mL blood loss, need for additional oxytocic drugs, need for postpartum transfusion, length of third stage of labor, subsequent evacuation of the uterus, and side effects.
The active management involves administration of oxytocic drugs, clamping and cutting the cord as well as controlled cord traction.