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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pitocin allergy: Pitocin (Oxytocin) is a hormone that strengthens contractions during labor & helps to control bleeding after the baby is delivered. An allergy ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Hypertension: Subarachnoid hemorrhage usually occurs from increased blood pressure or trauma. Pitocin (oxytocin) is known to increase blood pressure, sometimes, as ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pitocin (oxytocin): Pitocin has an anti diuretic effect and one of its side effects is water intoxication. Pitocin is just synthetic oxytocin, which is secreted by the p ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Oxytocin: Oxytocin is a hormone that produces intense contraction of the uterine muscle. By contracting the uterine muscles, the blood vessels that cause the bl ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Hyper-oxytocinemia? : Oxytocin is 1 of 8 hormones released by the pituitary gland, which is divided into the anterior & posterior lobes. Posterior lobe secretes oxytocin & ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Pitocin (oxytocin): Pitocin (oxytocin) is what your own body makes to help you squeeze out a baby. It helps increase the effectiveness of the contractions. Drs can add a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Not proven: There is one study that proposes, at the molecular level that an excess of oxytocin during birth could cross the infants blood brain barrier in sheep ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Pitocin (oxytocin): Pitocin (oxytocin) is what your body makes.It helps increase the effectiveness of contractions.Drs can add a pit to assist labor & at proper doses it ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same token: Endogenous oxytocin release during orgasm can cause uterine contractions; by the same token, exogenous oxytocin can cause uterine contractions outside ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually and yes: Pitocin (oxytocin) is almost always used after a cesarean delivery to insure that the uterus stays contracted and minimize blood loss. Nursing caus ... Read More
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