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Pitocin (Oxytocin) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Pitocin (Oxytocin) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (6)
Life Threatening Events (1)
Disability (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Drug Ineffective (2)Postpartum Haemorrhage (2)Unresponsive To Stimuli (1)Foetal Growth Restriction (1)Hyperventilation (1)Feeling Hot (1)Foetal Heart Rate Decreased (1)Blood Magnesium Increased (1)Procedural Pain (1)Product Quality Issue (1)Product Compounding Quality Issue (1)Dyspnoea (1)

Possible Pitocin side effects in 27 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: 27 year old female

Reactions: Postpartum Haemorrhage, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pitocin



Possible Pitocin side effects in 32 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: 32 year old female

Reactions: Postpartum Haemorrhage, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pitocin



Possible Pitocin side effects in 22 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from India on 2012-08-14

Patient: 22 year old female

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Retained Placenta or Membranes

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pitocin



Possible Pitocin side effects in 26 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: 26 year old female

Reactions: Procedural Pain, Foetal Growth Restriction, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Drug Withdrawal Syndrome, Hypertension, Foetal Heart Rate Decreased, Postpartum Depression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Buprenorphine
    Indication: Drug Dependence
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-11-01

Buprenorphine
    Start date: 2011-11-01
    End date: 2011-11-01

Buprenorphine
    Start date: 2011-11-01

Pitocin
    Dosage: unknown dosage details
    Indication: Induced Labour
    Start date: 2011-11-02
    End date: 2011-11-02

Other drugs received by patient: Zoloft; Multi-Vitamins; Biotin; Fish OIL



Possible Pitocin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-04

Patient: female, weighing 62.6 kg (137.7 pounds)

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Hyperventilation, Dyspnoea, Product Compounding Quality Issue, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Feeling Hot, Blood Magnesium Increased, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pitocin
    Dosage: |dosagetext: 30 u||strength: 30 units in 500 ml 0.9% nacl||freq: per hour||route: intravenous drip|
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2012-04-25
    End date: 2012-04-25

Pitocin
    Dosage: |dosagetext: 30 u||strength: 30 units in 500 ml 0.9% nacl||freq: per hour||route: intravenous drip|
    Indication: Postpartum Haemorrhage
    Start date: 2012-04-25
    End date: 2012-04-25

Sodium Chloride 0.9%
    Dosage: |dosagetext: n.s. 0.9%|



Possible Pitocin side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Arrhythmia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pitocin

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