Molecular formula: C43H67N11O12S2
Molecular weight: 994.20 a.m.u.
Fields of Application
Treat a pre-term labour
Induce a delayed labour
Help prevent excessive blood loss after caesarean section
Atosiban is an inhibitor of the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin. It is used as a labour repressant (tocolytic) to halt premature labor. As an oxytocin/vasopressin antagonist, Atosiban blocks the action of oxytocin and is able to prevent uterine contractions and relax the uterus.
Regular injectable form.