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What is pitocin nasal spray?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
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In brief: No longer available

This used to be available but was removed from the US market in 1995.
The medication pitocin(oxytocin is the chemical) is used to help induce(initiate) labor in women and can help prevent bleeding after giving birth. There has been some data in the past that suggested intranasal(nose spray) Pitocin decreased stress hormone release in the elderly.

In brief: No longer available

This used to be available but was removed from the US market in 1995.
The medication pitocin(oxytocin is the chemical) is used to help induce(initiate) labor in women and can help prevent bleeding after giving birth. There has been some data in the past that suggested intranasal(nose spray) Pitocin decreased stress hormone release in the elderly.
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