Oxytocin

Refrigerated StorageLactation Safety Information ·
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Refrigerated Storage

SyntocinonMylan

Mylan
Syntocinon
Concentrate for solution for infusion 5 units/mL and 10 units/mL

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:

The product is stable when stored at up to 30°C for up to 3 months, but must then be discarded.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Contact Mylan in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Yes - If exposed to temperatures of up to 30°C, reduce the expiry date to 3 months. (but not exceeding the original expiry date)
No.
14 May 2020
London MI Service

OxytocinIntrapharm Laboratories Limited

Intrapharm Laboratories Limited
Oxytocin
Solution for infusion

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
Unopened ampoules may be stored up to 30°C for 3 months, providing this does not exceed the original expiry date. There is no additional stability data for its storage below 2°C and therefore if the product is stored in this way, it should be discarded.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at http://www.mhra.gov.uk

90 days (3 months) - see above
No
9 July 2020
London MI Service

OxytocinEVER Pharma Jena GmbH

EVER Pharma Jena GmbH
Oxytocin
5 IU; 10 IU

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:

Products are stable for up to 6 months at 25 degrees Celsius and for up to 48 hours at -18 degrees Celsius.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Yes. Reduce expiry date according to the stability data as stated above.
Yes
26 January 2016
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Likely to be degraded in infant's GI tract
Normal component of breast milk and an essential hormone for lactation
11 September 2020