Wotocin 5 IU Injection

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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Oxytocin (5 IU)

Wotocin Information

Wotocin is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Labor and Delivery Complications. Wotocin also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Wotocin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Wotocin have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Wotocin go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Wotocin is Mild for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Wotocin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Wotocin related warnings section.

Wotocin is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Cervical Cancer are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Wotocin contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Wotocin have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Wotocin is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

Wotocin Benefits & Uses

Wotocin is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Wotocin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
  • Disease: Post Delivery Bleeding
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 iu
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: given after delivery of placenta

Wotocin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Wotocin safe for pregnant women?

    Wotocin rarely shows harmful effects in in pregnant ladies. Even if it does, the effects are mild

  • Is the use of Wotocin safe during breastfeeding?

    Wotocin is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

  • What is the effect of Wotocin on the Kidneys?

    Using Wotocin does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Wotocin on the Liver?

    Wotocin is rarely harmful for the liver.

  • What is the effect of Wotocin on the Heart?

    Wotocin is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Wotocin with Other Drugs

Wotocin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Wotocin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Wotocin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Wotocin

  • Is this Wotocin habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Wotocin has not been reported.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Wotocin can make you feel drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Wotocin only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Wotocin in mental disorders is not effective.


Wotocin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Wotocin

    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Wotocin with food.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Wotocin

    Information about the interaction of Wotocin and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 965-966

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 329-331

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pitocin® (Oxytocin)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Syntometrine® (oxytocin/Ergometrine Maleate)

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