oxytocic


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oxytocic

[¦äk·sē¦tō·sik]
(medicine)
Hastening parturition.
(pharmacology)
A drug that hastens parturition.
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2) Organized by category of medication (for example, oxytocics is a category, as is antioxytocics), the model list identifies specific drugs by generic names, such as misoprostol and nifedipine.
Oral misoprostol may be used to reduce postpartum bleeding, particularly in areas where injectable oxytocic drugs are unavailable," reported lead investigator Thomas Baskett, M.
Diphenhydramine also interacts with temazepam (Restoril), and has oxytocic properties when administered intravenously near term.
Post-partum blood loss is greater with precipitate labour and oxytocin--and prostaglandininduced labours, unless an oxytocic agent is continued after delivery.
Why misoprostol might increase the incidence of uterine rupture in comparison with other oxytocic agents is unknown, but Dr.
All CHCs were able to give oxytocics and anticonvulsants, but only 32% could give parenteral antibiotics.
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Our treatment works via a separate mechanism of action to the drugs, oxytocics, that are currently used to induce labour.
A pregnant woman's chances of survival greatly increase when she receives routine antenatal care, skilled care during labor, and basic emergency obstetric care, such as antibiotics, oxytocics, anticonvulsants, manual removal of retained placenta, instrumented deliveries, and postpartum care (3).
EmOC categorizes obstetric services into two levels with nine "signal functions," which include three classes of parenteral drugs (antibiotics, oxytocics, anticonvulsants), manual removal of the placenta, removal of retained products of conception, assisted vaginal delivery with forceps or vacuum, caesarean section, blood transfusion, and neonatal resuscitation with bag and mask.
Atonic uterus - stepwise use of oxytocics (oxytocin infusion, ergometrine, prostaglandins): B-Lynch compression suture (Fig.
anticonvulsants, oxytocics, and antibiotics directly into the