Carbetocin

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Scientific Name: Carbetocin
Brand Name: Duratocin
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Carbetocin binds to oxytocin receptors present on the smooth musculature of the uterus, resulting in rhythmic contractions of the uterus, increased frequency of existing contractions, and increased uterine tone. The oxytocin receptor content of the uterus is very low in the non-pregnant state, and increases during pregnancy, reaching a peak at the time of delivery.
Description of the Drug: Carbetocin is an oxytocin agent used to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01282