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Oxytocin Injection (Canada)

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Oxytocin Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: P.V.L.

Synthetic

Double U.S.P. strength

DIN: 00308277

Active Ingredient(s):

Oxytocin

20 U.S.P. units per mL

Inactive ingredients:

Chlorobutanol

0.5%

Acetic acid

0.25%

Oxytocin Injection Indications

Oxytocin is used in obstetrical, lactation and mastitis problems. The purified oxytocic principal causes rapid and powerful uterine muscle contractions and stimulates milk flow. Also helps to clear obstructed or clogged milk ducts in cases of acute and chronic mastitis.

Dosage and Administration

Oxytocin may be administered intravenously, intramuscularly or subcutaneously.

Animal

Dose

Cattle and Horses

5.0 mL

Sows and Ewes

1.5 to 2.5 mL

Dogs and Cats

0.25 to 2.5 mL

The dosage may be repeated as needed.

Precaution(s): Keep refrigerated.

Caution(s): For veterinary use only.

Warning(s): Milk taken from treated dairy animals within 72 hours following the last injection must not be used for food.

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least three (3) days after the last treatment with this drug.

Presentation: 30 mL and 100 mL vials.

NAC No.: 12030281

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