Oxytocin has been assigned to a pregnancy category X by the FDA.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
- Oxytocin Information for Consumers
- Oxytocin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Oxytocin (detailed)
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