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Oxytocin Injectable (Brand)

Oxytocin Injectable (Brand)
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What is Oxytocin?
Oxytocin Injection is used to assist in giving birth in multiple species including dogs and cats. It is a prescription hormone used to increase uterine contractions, for milk letdown or for the treatment of egg binding in birds and reptiles.

Who is it for?
Oxytocin is for multiple species including dogs and cats.

What are the benefits?

* Prescription hormone for intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous injection
* Oxytocin is used to stimulate uterine contractions in multiple species
* Also aids in milk letdown in females with adequate milk production

Oxytocin Injection is used to assist in the birthing process. It is used to stimulate contractions of the uterus and affects the mammary glands by increasing milk letdown. Oxytocin is a hormone naturally released by the hypothalamus section of the brain during labor to stimulate uterine contractions. This injectable form of the hormone, Oxytocin is FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine. It is approved for use in multiple animal species and is also used for the treatment of egg binding in birds and reptiles.

How does Oxytocin work?
Oxytocin acts on the smooth muscle in the uterus to increase uterine contractions.

Is there a generic equivalent available?
Oxytocin is a generic medication.

How is it given?
Oxytocin is given intravenously (IV), subcutaneously (SQ, subQ), or intramuscularly (IM), as directed by your veterinarian. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed. It should only be given to animals with a dilated cervix and in whom the fetuses are in the correct position for birth.

What results can I expect?
Oxytocin will start to work within minutes of injection.

What form(s) does it come in?
Injectable form only.

Please click on "More Information" for possible drug and food interactions with this medication.

20 units/ml Injectable 100ml bottle
PHY-85 $14.50 each  
How many Bottles?
Total Qty: 1 x 1 = 1
Price Per Bottle: $14.50
Subtotal: $14.50
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