A synthetic oxytocin, (free of vasopressin (ADH) activity) containing 10iu oxytocin activity/ml. Oxytocin-EA® is equal in potency to oxytocin derived from the posterior pituitary gland. A clear sterile solution for injection.
Oxytocin is a pure substance with a selective effect on the smooth muscle of the uterus and the mammary gland, stimulating uterine contraction and milk release.
- To assist normal parturition in all species
- Uterine inertia or atony
- Postpartum uterine haemorrhage
- To aid expulsion of uterine debris
- To aid uterine involution
- Uterine prolapse
- Functional agalactia in sows
- To assist milk let-down in cows
Abnormal presentation of the foetus during parturition. Foetal oversize or misproportion of the head or pelvis
20ml, 50ml and 100ml vials.
Dosage and Administration:
For intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. (Give i/m or s/c injections in the anterior half of the neck in food producing animals.)
Intramuscular or subcutaneous injection:
- Mare and cow 4-6 ml (Milk let-down: 1-2ml)
- Sow 1-3 ml
- Ewe and Goat 1-2 ml
- Bitch 0.25-1 ml
- Queen 0.25-0.5ml
In case of intravenous injection the above dose rates should be reduced to a quarter or one third, and administered slowly i/v. During parturition, small repeated doses are preferable to a large single dose.
Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No A4888
RESTRICTED VETERINARY MEDICINE
Oxytocin-EA For Animal Treatment Only