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Oxytocin Side Effects

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Serious Side Effects of Oxytocin

  • strong or persistent headache
  • convulsions (seizures)
  • hypertension (high blood pressure) which may be accompanied by blurry vision, headaches, irregular or fast heart rates, feeling anxious, pain in the chest and trouble breathing
  • hallucinations, feelings of confusion, or slurred speech
  • trouble balancing or a decrease in coordination
  • rapid heart rate or abnormal heart beats
  • persistent vomiting
  • infection at the sight of the injection: swelling, tenderness, oozing or drainage, warmth, pain and irritation
  • signs of a serious allergic reaction: hives, inflammation of the tongue, throat, mouth or face, and difficulty breathing

Common Side Effects

  • minor irritation or redness of the skin at the sight of the injection
  • stomach aches, nausea, or vomiting
  • sinus symptoms: runny nose, nasal irritation, or sinus pain
  • loss of memory
  • mild headaches