Product Description: This is a synthetic, or naturally occurring product, that is normally produced by the pituitary gland.

Indications for Use: Oxytocin can be used to help with whelping and is beneficial when uterine fatigue and uterine infections are a problem.

Dosage and Administration: For uterine contraction and to aid in whelping, a dose of 0.25-1.25 mL, given IM, IV, or SQ, is recommended.

Packaging: This product comes in 100 mL bottles, in a 20 Units/mL concentration.

Precautions and Side Effects: Caution should be used when this product is given to induce or speed-up labor. Veterinary advice should always be sought prior to this decision. For some situations, oxytocin may be extremely harmful during whelping.

Storage: Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding refrigeration of this product.

Drug Type: Rx

Manufacturer: Vedco, A.H.A., ProLabs, plus others