Demoxytocin

(rINN)
Demoxytocin Chemical formula
Synonyms: Deamino-oxytocin; Demoksitosiini; Demoxitocina; Démoxytocine; Demoxytocinum; Desaminocitocina; Desamino-oxytocin; ODA-914. 1-(3-Mercaptopropionic acid)-oxytocin.
Cyrillic synonym: Демокситоцин.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C43H65N11O12S2 = 992.2.
CAS — 113-78-0.
ATC — H01BB01.
ATC Vet — QH01BB01.

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Demoxytocin is a synthetic analogue of oxytocin and has similar properties. It has been given as buccal tablets for the induction and augmentation of labour. It has also been given before nursing to stimulate milk ejection, although it is generally recommended that oxytocics should not be used for this purpose.
Published October 19, 2018.