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Octreo 100 mcg Injection

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Composition for Octreo 100 mcg Injection

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Primary uses of Octreo 100 mcg Injection

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
MRP
470
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Octreo Injection

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Uses of Octreo Injection

Octreo 100 mcg 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.
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Octreo Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Octreo are Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction.

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How to use Octreo Injection

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

How Octreo Injection works

Octreo 100 mcg 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 Octreo Injection

Expert advice for Octreo 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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Octreo Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Octreo Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Octreo 100 mcg 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
Octreo 100 mcg 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
Octreo 100 mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Octreo 100 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Octreo 100 mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Octreo 100 mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octreo 100 mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Octreo Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Octreo 100 mcg 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 Octreo Injection

Frequently asked questions about Octreotide acetate

Yes, Octreo is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
No, Octreo is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Octreo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Octreo is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octreo treatment
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octreo treatment. Octreo may cause weight gain
Yes, Octreo may make you feel tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Octreo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Octreo with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Octreo with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Octreo with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Octreo with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Octreo with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Octreo with Teneligliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Teneza, Tenepure, Eternex T, Tenuvia, Zita Plus, Tiban, Jaril, Dynaglipt, Tenglyn, Tglip, Tenepride, Ziten
Octreo with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Octreo with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Octreo with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Octreo with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Octreo with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Octreo with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Octreo with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol
Octreo with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Octreo with Vildagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vildagliptin: Galvus, Zomelis, Jalra, Vysov
Octreo with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia

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