Oxytocin (GH) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) oxytocin. On this page you will find out more about Oxytocin (GH), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: oxytocin
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Oxytocin (GH) 5 units/mL injection solution, 5 x 1 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Induction of labour; inadequate uterine effort; management of third stage of labour; post-partum haemorrhage.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, colourless solution|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
1 ampoule: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
10 ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze,Protect from Light,Refrigerate|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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