Pitocin

What If I Receive an Overdose?

An overdose of this medication will likely cause strong and prolonged contractions of the uterus, as well as other potentially serious effects. If you believe you have received too much, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Pitocin Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Pitocin Be Stored?

Pitocin should be stored at room temperature. It will be stored by your healthcare provider. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What If I Miss a Dose?

Because this medication is given by your healthcare provider either before or after childbirth (see Pitocin and Pregnancy), it is unlikely that you will miss a dose.
 

Available Strengths

Pitocin comes in one strength: Pitocin 10 units per mL. It is available in 1-mL and 10-mL vials.
 

Can I Buy Generic Pitocin?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Pitocin).
Pregnancy and Pain

Pitocin Drug Information

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