Medicine Overview of Oxytocin inj 5IU injection
Uses of Oxytocin inj
This medication is used to induce labour.
Side effects of Oxytocin inj
Patients using this medication may at times experience anti-diuretic effects (water intoxication, headaches, and nausea) due to prolonged or rapid infusion of this medication.
When not to use Oxytocin inj
This medication should not be used in cases of cephalopelvic disproportion (when the baby's head or body is too large can't pass through the mother's pelvis), and abnormal presentation.
Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.
Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.
This medication should not be used in pregnancy.
Consult your doctor before using this medication when lactating.
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