Pitocin Stimulates Uterine Contraction

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Title

Pitocin Stimulates Uterine Contraction
Routine Use Following Labor Minimizes Blood Loss

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1940s advertising Pitocin. This is an oxytocic hormone from the posterior pituitary gland, indicated in the stimulation of the uterus during labor, and in the prevention and treatment of postpartum blood loss. It is supplied in 1 cc . and 0.5 cc. ampules in boxes of 6, 25, and 100. The blotter has the date 11/43 written on it. The Parke-Davis identifier is bl 61-2

Date

Rights

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-077-pitocin

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Pitocin Stimulates Uterine Contraction,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed August 14, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/407.