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Effectiveness of cervadil vs pitocin (oxytocin) induction?

Effectiveness of cervadil vs pitocin (oxytocin) induction?

Depends on cervix: Before induction your current cervical exam is used as a determinant for which mode of induction. Cervidil is most likely used when the cervix is less soft, dilated, and effaced (thinned out), and more posterior, as it increases prostaglandins release to stimulate dilation, thinning and softening. Those who are already dilated and effaced benefit more from pitocin (oxytocin). ...Read more

Dr. Kenneth Stoller
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Oxytocin (Definition)

Brings on or strengthens labor contractions during childbirth. Also used to ...Read more


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Is filling your prescription from a reputable online canadian pharmacy safe ?

Is filling your prescription from a reputable online canadian pharmacy safe ?

Yes: If it has a good reputation, they use the same medications world wide. Most medications are actually made overseas. You still need a regular prescription from your doctor. ...Read more

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Is buccal oxytocin available without a prescription?

Is buccal oxytocin available without a prescription?

No one: Uses that any more that was used 30 yrs ago, it can be very dangerous, and u can't get it without a script oxytocin should onlky be given by a controlled pump IV in a hospital ! ...Read more

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Acog released study re some adverse outcomes of use of pitocin (oxytocin) in labour augmentation. How worrisome is this for those of us who had pitocin (oxytocin) used?

Acog released study re some adverse outcomes of use of pitocin (oxytocin) in labour augmentation. How worrisome is this for those of us who had pitocin (oxytocin) used?

Pitocin (oxytocin) has been : Used for years and continues to be used if it is used properly it is very safe I use it on almost all of my inductions and to augment labor without inducing and augmenting my patients many could have ended up with problems, some doctors abuse and do not use Pitocin (oxytocin) properly ( not too many) in those cases it can cause problems, Pitocin (oxytocin) has saved many of my pts from c-section have done 5000+delivery. ...Read more

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Can you buy child safety proof containers for cleaning supplies?

Can you buy child safety proof containers for cleaning supplies?

Child proofing : Yes. You can also buy locks to put on the cabinet you keep them in. Most stores that carry baby products, have a child proofing section. ...Read more

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are pre workout formulas good to use before hard training?are they safe?

are pre workout formulas good to use before hard training?are they safe?

It depends what: ingredients are contained in the formula. Body building mixes contain protein to repair and build muscles. Sports drinks usually contain simple carbohydrates and electrolytes (salt) to replenish losses during heavy perspiration. Stay away from complex formulas with "performance enhancers". All you really need is a healthy meal and hydration, but nobody ever believes that! ...Read more

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Requested no pitocin (oxytocin) be used during labor. Rn says they'd give it after birth.Is it common to be given pitocin (oxytocin) after delivery? Why is this necessary?

Yes, it is: Standard, the most common source of bleeding after delivery occurs when your uterus does not contact and you bleed heavily where the placenta was implanted. The goal is to prevent hemorrhage, it is safe and commonly used. Good luck. ...Read more

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Purchase home INR monitoring device without doctor's prescription, is this bad?

Purchase home INR monitoring device without doctor's prescription, is this bad?

Help is good: Who is going to prescribe and help you adjust the dose of your anticoagulant medication? Your doctor is your partner in this: why not include him/her? ...Read more

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Have drugstores begun selling home DNA testing kits? Where can you buy a kit?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Have drugstores begun selling home DNA testing kits?  Where can you buy a kit?

Nowhere: DNA testing is too sophisticated for general public to handle at home! ...Read more

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Is oxytocin spray safe to use to help cheating in a relationship?

Hmmmm: I read this about liquid trust "the makers of liquid trust claim that the spray can improve your business life, your personal life, and your dating life. With liquid trust, you can get ahead both in your job and enjoy more success with women." this was about oxytocin factor "the makers point to the variety of things that oxytocin has been linked to, from improving social anxiety to better sleep, . ...Read more

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Are supplements from direct sales companies safe?

Are supplements from direct sales companies safe?

Usually: You might ask for 3rd party assays of purity and strength. Some ethical companies provide them. I would not buy from a company that does not. The gmp seal from the natural foods association is a purchased approval and does not reflect any quality testing. ...Read more

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Will a testosterone booster supplement that is sold on bodybuilding.Com or GNC alert on a steroid drug test or urine drug test?

Will a testosterone booster supplement that is sold on bodybuilding.Com or GNC alert on a steroid drug test or urine drug test?

Who knows?: Since no one knows what's in those "supplements", there's no way to tell. However, they won't "boost" you testosterone or anything else, other than boosting the $$ out of your wallet and into their pocket. Don't get your medical info from tv or the internet. Avoid the supplements and save your money and your health. ...Read more

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Is detox cleansing powder from health food store worth the money?

Is detox cleansing powder from health food store worth the money?

IMO, NO: Obsession with digestive cleanliness is a boon to manufacturers of detox powders, potions and devices. But just what is it you want to cleanse from your system? Toxins? As long as you don't overload it, your body is a self cleansing system from your liver and kidneys to your skin (though an occasional sauna can unblock pores and improve your inherent cleansing ability). There are exceptions. ...Read more

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Is using fake tan cream during pregnancy safe?

Is using fake tan cream during pregnancy safe?

Self tanning lotions: Self tanning lotions are fine to use during pregnancy unlike tanning booths which are always harmful to the skin whether pregnant or not. Just make sure to exfoliate very gently prior to applying the self tanning lotion as it tends to concentrate in areas of dry skin buildup. ...Read more

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Is humalog (insulin lispro) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is humalog (insulin lispro) safe for  women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Humalog (insulin lispro) is a fast acting Insulin molecule that is completely safe in pregnancy. We use it commonly for gestational diabetic control. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pitocin (Definition)

Pitocin is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more