Active Ingredient(s): Oxytocin
FDA Approved: * April 17, 1980
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
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".

Syntocinon Overview

Oxytocin (Oxt or OT) is a peptide hormone and neuropeptide normally produced in the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary.[3] It plays a role in social bonding, reproduction, childbirth, and the period after childbirth.[4] Oxytocin is released into the bloodstream as a hormone in response to sexual activity and during labour.[5][6] It is also available in pharmaceutical form. In either form, oxytocin stimulates ute...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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.

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