Who should not receive oxytocin injection?

If you have an allergy history to any ingredient in oxytocin you should not be receiving this drug. You should not be given oxytocin injection if: your birth canal is too small compared with the fetus's head; the fetus is in a difficult position within the womb; or the fetus is in distress and delivery is not progressing. Additionally, if you have bacteria in your blood or you cannot have a child through vaginal delivery due to conditions such as genital herpes or cervical cancer, you should not be receiving oxytocin injection.

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