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
  • Diarrhea
  • 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

  • Octotide 0.1 mg Injection helps treat acromegaly and certain hormone-producing tumors of stomach, liver, and pancreas.
  • It is given as an injection under the skin or into a vein.
  • It may temporarily cause pain at the site of injection. You can relieve this by gently rubbing the site of injection for a few seconds afterwards. 
  • When used long term, your doctor may monitor your thyroid function, gallbladder function, liver function and vitamin b12 levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking medicines to control your blood pressure or if you are diabetic.
  • Women who do not wish to conceive should practice an effective method for contraception while taking this medication.

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): Piobest
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Octotide

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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.
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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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.
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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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MRP
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