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In the U.S. -- Pitocin Syntocinon In Canada -- Syntocinon Antihemorrhagic, postabortion uterine bleeding Antihemorrhagic, postpartum uterine bleeding Diagnostic aid, placental reserve Diagnostic aid, utero-placental insufficiency Lactation stimulant Oxytocic Description
Oxytocin (ox-i-TOE-sin) is a hormone used to help start or continue labor and to control bleeding after delivery. It is also sometimes used to help milk secretion in breast-feeding.
Oxytocin may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
(In general, oxytocin should not be used to start labor unless there are specific medical reasons). Be sure you have discussed this with your doctor before receiving this medicine.
Oxytocin is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:
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