What is compounding?
Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining or mixing drugs to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.
The generic form of Vetmedin is Pimobendan.
Vetmedin is in limited supply. Orders placed will be shipped as product continues to come off backorder.
Oxytocin Injection is used to assist in giving birth in multiple species including dogs and cats. It is a prescription hormone used to increase uterine contractions, for milk letdown or for the treatment of egg binding in birds and reptiles.
Oxytocin Injection is used to assist in the birthing process. It is used to stimulate contractions of the uterus and affects the mammary glands by increasing milk letdown. Oxytocin is a hormone naturally released by the hypothalamus section of the brain during labor to stimulate uterine contractions. This injectable form of the hormone, Oxytocin is FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine. It is approved for use in multiple animal species and is also used for the treatment of egg binding in birds and reptiles.
Because of the specific action of oxytocin upon the uterine musculature, it isrecommended as an aid in the management of the following conditions:
Oxytocin will contract the smooth muscle cells of the mammary gland to induce milk let-down if theudder is in a proper physiological state.
Inject aseptically by the intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route as follows:
1.5 to 2.5 mL .......... 30 TO 50 USP Units
5.0 mL .......... 100 USP Units
These dosages are recommended, and may be repeated as indicated.
Inject aseptically by the intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route.
0.5 to 1.0 mL .......... 10 to 20 USP Units
0.25 to 1.0 mL .......... 5 to 20 USP Units
These dosages are recommended and may be repeated as necessary.
Note: Oxytocin will not induce milk let-down unless the udder is in the proper physiological state.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Do not use in dystocia due to abnormal presentation of the fetus untilcorrection is accomplished.
Oxytocin is a potent preparation, accordingly, it should be administered with duecaution. For prepartum usage full dilation of the cervix should be accomplished either naturally orthrough the administration of estrogen prior to oxytocin therapy.
Store at controlled room temperature. Protect from freezing.