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Posted 2 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
Have an induction who is receiving Pitocin for uterine contractions. She is GBS+ and allergic to PCN's.
Posted 23 Sep 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 19 Sep 2014 by • 1 answer
How can I "fix" my brain and emotions? Are there tests for measuring oxytocin sensitivity / Pitocin damage? I had always wondered what was wrong with me ( lack of psychological resources such as optimism, mastery & self-esteem; inability to deal with stress; fear of motherhood... ). ...
Posted 2 Sep 2010 by • 1 answer
My daughter's doctor is having a pharmacy make it specially for her, but I don't want her to use it until I know why it was taken off the market. It is going to be used for "milk let down".
Posted 29 Jul 2010 by • 1 answer
I've heard it may be used to increase libido in women. Is this true and what are the side effects? Possible drug interactions?
Posted 25 May 2010 by • 1 answer
There seem to me to be many contraindications to using pitocin routinely. Is it a better idea to wait and see if a new mother needs it? Is it possible to have a postpartum hemorrhage and be symptomless? Would your blood pressure not go down if you were loosing that much blood. Whats worse? ...
Posted 11 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
... after the birth of her baby. She had extreme swelling of her labia... the doctor and nurses said that they had never seen such a severe reaction after birth. They never were able to figure out what caused it, and they said it must have been due to a reaction to latex, even though it was never ...
Posted 2 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
I am 41 weeks pregnant and my doctor chose to induce me tomorrow. I'm assuming they will use an IV drip of pitocin to do that. Do you know any side effects that people can have with pitocin? Vomiting, Diarrhea etc.? Does it make labor longer? Are the contractions more intense than a natural ...