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      Tocinox Injection 5Iu/Ml

      Rs. 17.58

      Rs. 18.50



      Tocinox Injection Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For

      Labour Inducer

      How it works

      It is an injection, which causes contraction of the muscles of the womb. It is identical with oxytocin, a natural hormone released by the pituitary gland.

      Tocinox Injection Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Headache , abnormally fast heart rate (tachycardia) , abnormally low heart rate (bradycardia) , feeling or being sick , nausea , vomiting .

      Drug Interactions

      When it is given with drugs known as prostaglandins the effects of each drug may be increased. Some anaesthetics (drugs which make you lose sensation and/or consciousness temporarily) given by inhalation may reduce the effect of this medicine ; The drug should be given with caution in patients taking drugs that are known to interact with the heart muscle activity displayed by ECG. It should not be given through the same apparatus as blood or plasma, or mixed with any solution containing sodium metabisulphite (a preservative). When given during or after epidural anaesthesia, it may increase the effects of some drugs given to constrict the blood vessels.


      It may be used: To start or help contractions of the womb during labor, In the prevention and control of bleeding after delivery. During a cesarean section.

      When not to Use

      Do not use If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to oxytocin or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine .

      Tocinox Injection Precautions


      The induction of labor by means of oxytocin should be attempted only when strictly necessary for medical reasons. Administration should only be under hospital conditions and qualified medical supervision.

      Tocinox Injection Warnings

      Warning 1

      It should be used with care: If you have a pre-disposition to myocardial ischemia due to pre-existing cardiovascular disease (such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease and/or ischemic heart disease including coronary artery vasospasm), to avoid significant changes in your blood pressure and heart rate .

      Warning 2

      It should not be used for prolonged periods If it fails to increase your contractions .

      Warning 3

      It should not be used for prolonged periods If you have high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and swelling, a condition known as severe pre– eclamptic toxemia .

      Tocinox Injection Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store in a refrigerator (2°C–8°C). Do not Freeze .

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