How does oxytocin injection interact with other drugs?

Inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplements. Certain drugs can interact with oxytocin injection with dangerous results. Three to four hours following the administration of a prophylactic vasoconstrictor given with caudal block anesthesia, instances of high blood pressure have occurred. Low blood pressure, slow heart rate, and irregular heart rhythms has occurred with the administration of cyclopropane anesthesia when used with oxytocin injection. Droxidopa's side effects may be increased when used with oxytocin injection, resulting in possible hypertension as well.

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