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    Condition: Use of Drugs or Surgical Procedures to Begin Labor Process
    1/13/2012 7:38:10 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    after use of this medication i was sent home and came back the next day to find out my baby had passed away....after she was perfectly fine!!!

    Condition: Use of Drugs or Surgical Procedures to Begin Labor Process
    7/31/2010 2:56:15 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    10 years ago on my due date, I was given pitocin before I had dilated to 2 cm and only 1 hour after water breakage. 16 hours later on pitocin, no labor and only dilated to barely 4 cm...pitocin stopped my labor completely!

    Condition: Use of Drugs or Surgical Procedures to Begin Labor Process
    6/23/2010 10:38:04 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    doctors gave me this drug because my contractions were weak and not timed well. they had to keep upping the dose because it wasnt working. i call it the drug from hell because it made my labor so painfull no pain reliever worked.

    Condition: Use of Drugs or Surgical Procedures to Begin Labor Process
    7/5/2009 8:00:27 PM

    Reviewer: dianathompson, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    could this drug cause hemorrhiage following delivery? or incomplete delivery of placenta?

    Condition: Use of Drugs or Surgical Procedures to Begin Labor Process
    1/7/2009 10:29:39 PM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I used this drug for both pregnancies. The first time was for stalled labor. Everything went beautifully. The second time was for elective induction. For both pregnancies, I delivered vaginally. However, I had an allergic reaction from the epidural the second time which caused me to want to scratch my skin off. I can't say conclusively it was because of the pitocin. I can only say that ... Show Full Comment

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