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Nursing considerations for giving Pitocin?

Posted 6 Apr 2017 by CFDD328 0 answers

Are Clindamycin and Pitocin being given by IV compatible or do you need a second IV site?

Posted 2 Dec 2014 by bnorris1 1 answer

Have an induction who is receiving Pitocin for uterine contractions. She is GBS+ and allergic to PCN's.

I was once a Pitocin baby who grew into a highly vulnerable 44 y.o. woman. Is Pitocin to blame?

Posted 19 Sep 2014 by Pitocin baby 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... ). ...

How effective is Pitocin in treating women's sexual dysfunction?

Posted 29 Jul 2010 by AuburnOne 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?

After my baby is born they will give me syntocin. Why?

Posted 25 May 2010 by WesliBeth 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? ...

My daughter's labor was induced with Pitocin, and the IV drip was left in her vein for 24 hours?

Posted 11 Aug 2009 by Denilalo 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 ...

what are the side effects of pitocin?

Posted 2 Aug 2009 by djeffery 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 ...

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