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OCTRIDE 100MCG INJECTION

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Composition FOR OCTRIDE

Octreotide(100 mcg)

food interaction for OCTRIDE

alcohol interaction for OCTRIDE

pregnancy interaction for OCTRIDE

lactation interaction for OCTRIDE

medicine interaction for OCTRIDE

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Octride 100mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Octride 100mcg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Octride 100mcg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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    Octreotide(100 mcg)

    Uses

    Octride 100mcg injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly and bleeding esophageal varices.

    How it works

    Octride 100mcg injection blocks the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also lowers the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR OCTRIDE

    5 Substitutes
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    • ACTIDE 100MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 488.60/ML of injection
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      Rs. 488.60
      save 11% more per ML of injection
    • OTIDE 100MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 403.37/ML of injection
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      Rs. 403.37
      save 27% more per ML of injection
    • NEOCTIDE 100MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 245/ML of injection
      generic_icon
      Rs. 245
      save 55% more per ML of injection
    • OCTATE 100MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Vhb Life Sciences Inc
      Rs. 445/ML of injection
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      Rs. 445
      save 19% more per ML of injection
    • VARITIDE 100MCG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 471.43/ML of injection
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      Rs. 471.43
      save 14% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR OCTRIDE

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR OCTRIDE

    Octreotide

    Q.

    Is octreotide a chemo drug?
    Yes, octreotide is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors

    Q.

    Is octreotide hormone/ protein?
    No, octreotide 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 octreotide safe?
    Octreotide is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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    Q.

    Is octreotide a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
    No, octreotide is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor

    Q.

    Does octreotide cause hyperglycemia?
    Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of octreotide treatment

    Q.

    Does octreotide cause hair loss and weight gain?
    Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of octreotide treatment. Octreotide may cause weight gain

    Q.

    Does octreotide make you tired?
    Yes, octreotide may make you feel tired.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)