Molecular Formula: C43H66N12O12S2
Molecular Weight: 1007.19
Oxytocin (OT) is a type of uterine contraction drug and can be derived from the animal posterior pituitary or chemically synthesized.
Oxytocin is a uterine contraction drug that is mostly used in late pregnancy induction and stagnant birth due to weak uterine contractions. Suitable for inducing labor and alleviating pain. Commonly used with ergot preparations to be used in inducing labor, expediting labor, and in uterine bleeding due to weak uterine contractions following birth or still birth. Nose drops can be used to promote lactation.