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Ergometrime n oxytocine used together for postpasturm bleeding. But oxytocin causes vasodilation while erg. Cause vasoconstrict?So how they work?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Muscle contraction

The uterus is a remarkable organ.
After stretching to an incredible size (from normal), it then contractss or tightens upon itself to close the large blood vessels developed during pregnancy to prevent excessive bleeding after childbirth. Oxytocin stimulates and enhances this contractile activity ergotamine also causes uterine contractions as well as blood vessel constriction, reducing bleeding.

In brief: Muscle contraction

The uterus is a remarkable organ.
After stretching to an incredible size (from normal), it then contractss or tightens upon itself to close the large blood vessels developed during pregnancy to prevent excessive bleeding after childbirth. Oxytocin stimulates and enhances this contractile activity ergotamine also causes uterine contractions as well as blood vessel constriction, reducing bleeding.
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Oxytocin

Oxytocin is a hormone that produces intense contraction of the uterine muscle.
By contracting the uterine muscles, the blood vessels that cause the bleeding also become contracted and the bleeding stops or is reduced.

In brief: Oxytocin

Oxytocin is a hormone that produces intense contraction of the uterine muscle.
By contracting the uterine muscles, the blood vessels that cause the bleeding also become contracted and the bleeding stops or is reduced.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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