How to Pronounce Pitocin

Pitocin is a drug used to induce or augment labor contractions and make them stronger and more frequent. Pitocin use can be very risky and can cause hypertonicity, hyperstimulation, strong contractions, tachysystole, fetal oxygen deprivation, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and permanent injury. Learn how to pronounce Pitocin here.