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Octotide 0.1 mg Injection

Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Octotide 0.1 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Octotide 0.1 mg Injection

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
MRP
495
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Octotide Injection

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

Side Effects of Octotide are 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.

In Depth Information on Octotide Injection

Expert advice for Octotide Injection

  • 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.
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Octotide Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Octotide Injection
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Octotide Injection

Frequently asked questions about Octreotide acetate

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Octotide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Octotide with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Octotide with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Octotide with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Octotide with Vildagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vildagliptin: Galvus, Zomelis, Jalra
Octotide with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Octotide with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Octotide with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Octotide with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Octotide with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Octotide with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Octotide with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol
Octotide with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Octotide with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Octotide with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Octotide with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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