Octotide 0.1 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Octotide Injection

Octotide 0.1 mg Injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices. It is also used to prevent complications following surgery of the pancreas.

Octotide Injection side effects

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

How to use Octotide Injection

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

How Octotide Injection works

Octotide 0.1 mg Injection is a similar to somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body which inhibits the effects of certain hormones such as growth hormone. It also lowers the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

Octotide Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Octotide 0.1 mg 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.
Lactation
Octotide 0.1 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Octotide 0.1 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Octotide 0.1 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Octotide 0.1 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Octotide 0.1 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octotide 0.1 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Octotide Injection?

If you miss a dose of Octotide 0.1 mg Injection, 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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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Octotide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ripadep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Piobest, Piokind
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Sysvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla, Glywin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Octotide

What is the cause of enlarge spleen and liver? What treatment to be given? What precautions should be taken? Problem has got repeated in 2 months
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.There are many causes of liver and spleen enlargementfew examples--Infection: Acute viral hepatitis. Infectious mononucleosis. Haematological disease: Myeloproliferative disease. Leukaemia. Metabolic disease: Niemann-Pick disease. Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension: Chronic active hepatitis. Amyloidosis. Acromegaly. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Sarcoidosis.
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FAQs

Q. Is Octotide a chemo drug?
Yes, Octotide is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Q. Is Octotide hormone/ protein?
No, Octotide 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 Octotide safe?
Octotide is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Octotide a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Octotide is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Q. Does Octotide cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octotide treatment
Q. Does Octotide cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octotide treatment. Octotide may cause weight gain
Q. Does Octotide make you tired?
Yes, Octotide may make you feel tired.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Registered Office: , 'Commerce House - 1', Satya Marg, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad-380 054. Gujarat, India.
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