Headon 4IU Injection

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Headon 4IU Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
3200.18
₹3200.18/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Headon Injection

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Uses of Headon Injection

Headon 4IU Injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices.
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Side effects of Headon Injection

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

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How to use Headon Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Headon Injection works

Headon 4iu injection works by blocking the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also decreases bleeding from food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Headon Injection

Warnings
Special precautions for Headon 4IU Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Headon 4IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Headon 4IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Headon 4IU Injection alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Headon
4IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Headon
4IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Consiral 25mg Capsule, Arpimune ME 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Oncyclo 50mg Capsule, Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Somatostatin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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