Oxytocin formulations

Faulty prescription

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Oxytocin vials being readied for injecting buffaloes for increased supply of milk in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Photo: T. Appala Naidu

Citing grave misuse of oxytocin in milch animals, the Centre restricts the manufacture and retail sale of the drug used to prevent postpartum haemorrhage and excessive bleeding after childbirth.
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