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ACTIDE 50MCG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ACTIDE

Octreotide(50 mcg)

food interaction for ACTIDE

alcohol interaction for ACTIDE

pregnancy interaction for ACTIDE

lactation interaction for ACTIDE

medicine interaction for ACTIDE

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Actide 50mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Actide 50mcg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Actide 50mcg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ACTIDE

    Octreotide(50 mcg)

    Uses

    Actide 50mcg injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly and bleeding esophageal varices.

    How it works

    Actide 50mcg injection blocks the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also lowers the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

    Common side effects

    Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ACTIDE

    6 Substitutes
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    • OCTRIDE 50MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 305/ML of injection
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      Rs. 305
      pay 43% more per ML of injection
    • NEOCTIDE 50MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 125/ML of injection
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      Rs. 125
      save 41% more per ML of injection
    • OTIDE 50MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 195/ML of injection
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      Rs. 195
      save 9% more per ML of injection
    • VARITIDE 50MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 230.47/ML of injection
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      Rs. 230.47
      pay 8% more per ML of injection
    • OCTATE 50 MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Vhb Life Sciences Inc
      Rs. 198/ML of injection
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      Rs. 198
      save 7% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR ACTIDE

    • Seek medical attention if you experience disturbances in your line of vision.
    • Your thyroid function and liver function will be monitored during octreotide therapy.
    • Do not drive or operate machines while on octreotide treatment as it may cause blurred vision and headache.
    • Inform your doctor if you are taking a medicine to control your blood pressure or if you are a patient with diabetes.
    • If you are a woman of child bearing age, effective contraceptive method should be adopted during treatment with octreotide.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ACTIDE

    Octreotide

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    Is octreotide a chemo drug?
    Yes, octreotide is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors

    Q.

    Is octreotide hormone/ protein?
    No, octreotide is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body

    Q.

    Is octreotide safe?
    Octreotide is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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    Is octreotide a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
    No, octreotide is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor

    Q.

    Does octreotide cause hyperglycemia?
    Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of octreotide treatment

    Q.

    Does octreotide cause hair loss and weight gain?
    Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of octreotide treatment. Octreotide may cause weight gain

    Q.

    Does octreotide make you tired?
    Yes, octreotide may make you feel tired.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)