Pitocin

Active Ingredient(s): Oxytocin
FDA Approved: * November 19, 1980
Pharm Company: * PARKEDALE
Category: Sexual Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pitocin Overview

Oxytocin (Oxt; /kstosn/) is a peptide hormone and neuropeptide. Oxytocin is normally produced by the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary.[3] It plays a role in social bonding, sexual reproduction, and during and after childbirth.[4] Oxytocin is released into the bloodstream as a hormone in response to stretching of the cervix and uterus during labor and with stimulation of the nipples from breastfeeding.[5...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Oxytocin
  • Injection: 100usp units/10 ml (10usp units/ml), 100usp units/10ml (10usp units/ml), 10unit/ml, 10usp units/ml, 10usp units/ml (10usp units/ml), 300usp units/30 ml (10usp units/ml), 300usp units/30ml (10usp units/ml), 500usp units/50ml (10usp units/ml)
  • Solution: 40usp units/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Pitocin: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42023-116 Pitocin 10 [iu]/Ml Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-130 Pitocin 10 [iu]/Ml Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC

Other drugs which contain Oxytocin or a similar ingredient: (2 results)




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