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oxytocic

 [ok″se-to´sik]
1. pertaining to, marked by, or promoting oxytocia.
2. an agent that promotes rapid labor by stimulating contractions of the myometrium.

ecbolic

Causing the pregnant womb to contract and expel its contents. Oxytocic.
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Effect of pre-ovulatory ecbolics on luteal function and fertility.
Oxytocin induces high amplitude uterine contractions, consistent in duration as well as in its ecbolic effect (LeBlanc, 2008).
Oral or injectable ecbolics and uterine tonics are most safe in retention of placenta cases.
(2012) reported combination treatment of ecbolics, calcium and prostaglandin has got highest efficacy (1.05%) for inducing normal uterine involution and prevention of retention of foetal membrane and uterine infection than ecbolics alone (4.55%), ecbolics with calcium (2.35%), injectable ecbolic (1.26%), or injectable prostaglandin (4.62%) therapy.
The enhancement of the mare's own uterine defense and the mechanical removal of uterine contaminants are its major therapeutic advantages over other techniques, including use of ecbolic agents such as oxytocin or prostaglandins.