arrow

From NeuroLex

Jump to: navigation, search
Category:Carbetocin
Comment taken from DrugBank
Curator Ab +
DefiningCitation http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01282  +
Definition Carbetocin is a drug used to control postp Carbetocin is a drug used to control postpartum hemorrhage, bleeding after giving birth. It is an analogue of oxytocin, and its action is similar to that of oxytocin -- it causes contraction of the uterus. Pharmacology: Carbetocin is a drug used to control postpartum hemorrhage, bleeding after giving birth. It is sold under the trade name Duratocin. It is an analogue of oxytocin, and its action is similar to that of oxytocin; it causes contraction of the uterus. 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. Drug type: Approved. Small Molecule. Drug category: Anti-tocolytic Agents. Labor Induction Agents i-tocolytic Agents. Labor Induction Agents
Has role Drug +
Id DB01282  +
Label Carbetocin  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 14 April 2014 20:02:20  +
ModifiedDate 14 April 2014  +
RelatedTo Oxytocin receptor +
SuperCategory Molecular entity  +
Synonym Carbetocino (inn-spanish)  +, Carbetocinum (inn-latin)  +, Duratocin  +
Categories Molecular entity
hide properties that link here 
  No properties link to this page.
 

 

Enter the name of the page to start browsing from.

*Note: Neurolex imports many terms and their ids from existing community ontologies, e.g., the Gene Ontology. Neurolex, however, is a dynamic site and any content beyond the identifier should not be presumed to reflect the content or views of the source ontology. Users should consult with the authoritative source for each ontology for current information.