Descriptor English: Oxytocics
Descriptor Spanish: Oxitócicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ocitócicos
Descriptor French: Ocytociques
Entry term(s): Agents ocytociques
Médicaments ocytociques
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.875.737
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: use no qualifiers for oxytocics when used to induce labor; note entry term OXYTOCIC EFFECT: use only for the oxytocic effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration et posologie
AE effets indésirables
AG agonistes
AI antagonistes et inhibiteurs
AN analyse
BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CS synthèse chimique
EC économie
HI histoire
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PD pharmacologie
PK pharmacocinétique
PO intoxication
RE effets des radiations
SD ressources et distribution
ST normes
TO toxicité
TU usage thérapeutique
UR urine
DeCS ID: 10305
Unique ID: D010120
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Ocytociques - Preferred
Concept UI M0015702
Preferred term Ocytociques
Entry term(s) Agents ocytociques
Médicaments ocytociques

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