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syntocinon reaction

D Pant, V K Vohra, S S Pandey, J Sood
Anaphylactoid reaction to Syntocinon is rare, but has been described in the literature. The reactions described include patchy erythema, hypotension, bronchospasm and oxygen desaturation, but pulseless electrical activity following Syntocinon has not been reported. We present the case of a 34-year-old primigravida with essential hypertension, gestational diabetes and hypothyroidism with a twin pregnancy following in vitro fertilization. During elective caesarean delivery she developed a severe anaphylactic reaction to Syntocinon leading to pulseless electrical activity...
January 2009: International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia
A synthetic oxytocin, Syntocinon(R), was used in 3,342 obstetrical patients for a wide variety of indications. It was concluded that the preparation is as effective as natural oxytocin.(1) There were no side effects observed, particularly vasospasm or anaphylactic reaction. Its use in clinical obstetrics can be recommended provided there is a proper indication for its use and the need for close supervision and individual adjustment of dosage is recognized.
February 1960: California Medicine
E J Maycock, W C Russell
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April 1993: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
W W Morriss, N G Lavies, S K Anderson, H J Southgate
A case of life-threatening respiratory distress during a Caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia is reported. Possible causes of the event including anaphylactoid reactions and the methods of their diagnosis are discussed. The most likely cause of the episode was felt to be an anaphylactoid reaction to Syntocinon.
January 1994: Anaesthesia
R M Slater, B J Bowles, R S Pumphrey
A case of an allergic reaction to Syntocinon (synthetic oxytocin) administered during Caesarean section is reported.
July 1985: Anaesthesia
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