"Oxytocics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Drugs that stimulate contraction of the myometrium. They are used to induce LABOR, OBSTETRIC at term, to prevent or control postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, and to assess fetal status in high risk pregnancies. They may also be used alone or with other drugs to induce abortions (ABORTIFACIENTS). Oxytocics used clinically include the neurohypophyseal hormone OXYTOCIN and certain prostaglandins and ergot alkaloids. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p1157)
- Oxytocic Drugs
- Drugs, Oxytocic
- Uterine Stimulants
- Stimulants, Uterine
- Oxytocic Agents
- Agents, Oxytocic
- Oxytocic Effect
- Effect, Oxytocic
- Oxytocic Effects
- Effects, Oxytocic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oxytocics" by people in Profiles.
Effects of Intranasal Oxytocin on Stress-Induced Cigarette Craving in Daily Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 01 27; 22(1):89-95.
Complications associated with second trimester inductions of labor requiring greater than five doses of misoprostol. Contraception. 2020 01; 101(1):53-55.
Oxytocin Reduces Cigarette Consumption in Daily Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 05 21; 21(6):799-804.
Intranasal Oxytocin Does Not Modulate Responses to Alcohol in Social Drinkers. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 09; 42(9):1725-1734.
Patients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery After Exposure to Oxytocin During Labor Require Higher Postpartum Oxytocin Doses. Anesth Analg. 2018 03; 126(3):920-924.
In Vitro Comparative Effect of Carbetocin and Oxytocin in Pregnant Human Myometrium with and without Oxytocin Pretreatment. Anesthesiology. 2016 Feb; 124(2):378-86.
The role of oxytocin in empathy to the pain of conflictual out-group members among patients with schizophrenia. Psychol Med. 2014 Dec; 44(16):3523-32.
Outcomes after institution of a new oxytocin infusion protocol during the third stage of labor and immediate postpartum period. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2014 Feb; 23(1):87-8.
Outcomes after institution of a new oxytocin infusion protocol during the third stage of labor and immediate postpartum period. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2013 Jul; 22(3):194-9.
Bombay blood type and use of red cell apheresis during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb; 117(2 Pt 2):463-465.