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Reply To: oxytocin


Hi Rose

if im certain there is no obstruction and room with cervical palpation/dilation I normally start of low and increase doses based on bitch response. I often find that they respond before you reach 0.5iu, but i have gone to this level once in a labradoor who wanted to sleep rather than welp 🙂 I also give calcium in addition which I find help increase contractions.if my patients don’t respond to a lower level of oxytocin I always want to check that calcium is adequate too.