Pituitary, Posterior
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Title: Pituitary, Posterior
Trademarks: Pituamin; Di-Sipidin; Pituitrin (Parke-Davis)
Literature References: Desiccated hypophysis. The cleaned, dried, and powdered posterior lobe of pituitary body of domesticated animals used for food by man. Contains both oxytocin and vasopressin, q.q.v.
Properties: Yellowish or grayish, amorphous powder; characteristic odor. Partially sol in water. Keep well closed and in a cool place.
Therap-Cat: Oxytocic; antidiuretic.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Oxytocic; antidiuretic.
Keywords: Antidiuretic; Oxytocic.

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