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Oxytocin
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Pitocin; Syntocinon
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Exogenous hormone; Lactation stumulant;
CHEMICAL NAME
3-Isoleucine-8-leucine vasopressin
DESCRIPTION
Oxytocin is a hormone associated with parenting and social bonding. It is released after birth in women and after orgasm in both sexes. Oxytocin is sometimes administered to facilitate labor or lactation.
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