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Chemical Oxytocics

Name Oxytocics
Equivalent Terms Agents, Oxytocic | Drugs, Oxytocic | Effect, Oxytocic | Effects, Oxytocic | Oxytocic Agents | Oxytocic Drugs | Oxytocic Effect | Oxytocic Effects | Stimulants, Uterine | Uterine Stimulants
Definition Drugs that stimulate contraction of the myometrium. They are used to induce LABOR, OBSTETRIC at term, to prevent or control postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, and to assess fetal status in high risk pregnancies. They may also be used alone or with other drugs to induce abortions (ABORTIFACIENTS). Oxytocics used clinically include the neurohypophyseal hormone OXYTOCIN and certain prostaglandins and ergot alkaloids. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p1157)
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D010120
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