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Syntocinon

Oxytocin

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Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) used to induce labor or increase the strength or duration of contractions for the health of mother or baby. Oxytocin belongs to a group of medicines called oxytocics.

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Brand Name:Syntocinon
Active Ingredients: Oxytocin
Manufacturer: Defiante
Country of Origin: Germany
Intended Patient: Woman
Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) - 40iu (5mL Bottle) Please note: This product should be kept refrigerated.
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Description


Uses

Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) used to induce labor or increase the strength or duration of contractions for the health of mother or baby. Oxytocin belongs to a group of medicines called oxytocics. It contains a synthetic version of the naturally-occurring hormone oxytocin. This medicine works in the same way as the natural hormone.

It is used to induce labour for medical reasons, or if labour has not started naturally. The dose of the medicine is adjusted until the contractions produced are in a similar pattern to that of normal labour.

Dosage and Administration

For the dosage and administration of Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) please consult your doctor and discuss with him your individual case. Your doctor or delivery nurse will decide when and how to treat you with Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin). Usually Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) is thinned before use and is given as an intravenous infusion into one veins.

Side effects

Side effects of Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Spasms of the uterus
  • Bleeding
  • Abnormal heart beats (arrhythmias)
  • Skin rashes
  • Fall in blood pressure (causing dizziness, lightheadedness, feeling faint)
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Shock (blood pressure too low to maintain blood supply to the tissues)
  • High doses may cause very strong contractions of the womb, resulting in tearing of the womb, tissue damage or distress to the baby
  • Water intoxication and low levels of sodium in the blood may occur if high doses are used for long periods (symptoms include headache, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, lethargy, drowsiness, unconsciousness and seizures)
Precautions

Syntocinon Nasal Spray (Oxytocin) should always be stored in a refrigerator at a temperature between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius to prevent early expiration.

This medicine shall not be used if one has known allergies against the active agent. In case you do observe an allergic reaction, end the medication and directly inform your doctor or pharmacist. In addition the application of this medicine is not recommended in cases of foetal distress (shortage of oxygen), previous caesarian section, age over 35, strong uterine contractions and situations when inducing labour is inadvisable or vaginal delivery is not possible, for example, if the baby is in the wrong position, or if the woman has a low lying placenta (placenta praevia), a very small pelvis, or a scar on the womb from a previous caesarian section.

This medicine should not be used for on-going periods if no increase of contractions due to the treatment, high blood pressure (pre-eclamptic toxaemia, protein in the urine (pre-eclamptic toxaemia), swelling of the feet and ankles (pre-eclamptic toxaemia), heart problems, blood circulation problems.

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