«Oxytocin" is used for induction of labor and induction of labor at term pregnancy (longer than 42 weeks), at a later period in case of emergency delivery in preeclampsia, in intrauterine growth retardation,when Rh-conflict, the weakness of labor (primary or secondary), in the case of fetal death, when premature rupture of membranes, or discharge of amniotic fluid.The drug is also used for the treatment and prevention of bleeding hypotonic, which may develop after the abortion, childbirth, cesarean section."Oxytocin" may appoint and incomplete or abortive abortion as an additional method of therapy.
«Oxytocin" inject intramuscularly or intravenously.Intravenous drug is used to strengthen contractions, stimulation of labor induction, labor.The dosage has to choose the treating physician.Standard single r
ate of 5 mU.With the introduction of the drug should be monitored uterine tone, duration and strength of her contractions and fetal heart rate.When signs of fetal distress or hyperactivity of the uterus should be discontinued and administration of the means to perform oxygen therapy.
the treatment and prevention of bleeding hypotonic in the period after childbirth "Oxytocin" administered intramuscularly at a dose of 5 IU / ml.Injections do after delivery of the placenta.In the case of a failed or incomplete abortion medication injected, then 10 IU / ml was added to 500 mL of saline, or a mixture of 5% glucose saline.By the side effects of the drug include: subarachnoid hemorrhage, bradycardia, reflex tachycardia, hypotension, severe hypertension, arrythmia, shock, spasms, increased bleeding, uterine rupture, uterine hypertension, dyspeptic symptoms, bronchospasm, allergic reactions.
«Oxytocin" can not be used when contraindications to vaginal delivery (loss or presentation of the umbilical cord, a partial or complete placenta previa, too narrow pelvis), in an emergency, requiring surgery, with hypertonicity of the uterus, the developingnot during childbirth, when distress long before the terminal stage of pregnancy, the transverse or oblique position of the fetus that discourages independent sorts, with severe preeclampsia, excessive stretching of the uterus, increase in blood pressure, facial fetal presentation, squeezing the fruit, disorders of kidney function, heart disease, increased sensitivity to oxytocin.