Description

Carbetocin selectively binds to oxytocin receptors in the smooth muscle of the uterus, stimulates rhythmic contractions of the uterus, increases the frequency of existing contractions, and raises the tone of the uterus musculature.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Carbetocin
H Systemic hormonal preparations, excl. Sex hormones and insulins → H01 Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues → H01B Posterior pituitary lobe hormones → H01BB Oxytocin and analogues

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