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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Syntocin. Please consult your doctor.
Syntocin is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Syntocin is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not h... View More
Syntocin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As Syntocin can start labor. Women with contractions should not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Syntocin in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use is advi... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Syntocin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Syntocin is used for the induction of labor. It plays an important role in childbirth as it increases the contraction of the uterus and helps to induce ... View More
Uses of Syntocin
- Induction of labour
Side effects of Syntocin
- Uterine contractions
How to use Syntocin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Syntocin works
Syntocin stimulates the contraction of the uterine muscles during delivery. It also helps to control post-delivery bleeding.
What if you forget to take Syntocin?
If you miss a dose of Syntocin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Syntocin is a hormone, which is used in induction of labor.
- It is also used to control post-delivery bleeding.
- It is given intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into the muscle) by a doctor or healthcare provider in a hospital or clinic.
- Syntocin may cause temporary uterine contractions for a few days.
- Before receiving Syntocin, you should tell your doctor if you have a history of premature labor, surgery of uterus, or caesarean section.
Postpartum haemorrhage, Labour induction, Abortion, Facilitate lactation
Intravenous Adult: Postpartum Hemorrhage 10-40 units; not to exceed 40 units; to 1000 mL of nonhydrating IV solution and infuse at necessary rate to ... View More
Cephalopelvic disproportion; abnormal presentation of the foetus; hydraminios; multiparae; previous caesarian section or other uterine surgery; hyperact... View More
Mode of Action
Uterine stimulant, vasopressive, & antidiuretic effects; activates G-protein-coupled receptors that trigger increases in intracellular calcium levels in... View More
CV disorders; >35 yr; lactation. Monitor foetal and maternal heart rate, maternal BP and uterine motility. Monitor fluid intake and output during treatm... View More
Foetus or neonate: Jaundice; arrhythmias, bradycardia; brain, CNS damage; seizure; retinal haemorrhage; low Apgar score. Mother: transient hypotension... View More
Possible severe hypertension if given within 3-4 hr of vasoconstrictor in association with a caudal block anaesthesia. Cyclopropane anaesthesia may incr... View More
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