Medicine Overview of Octride Injection
Octride 100mg 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.
Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Octride 100mg 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 Octride 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.
Octride Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Octride 100mg 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.
Octride 100mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Octride 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Octride 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Octride 100mg Injection is recommended.
Octride 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octride 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Octreotide acetate, 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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Frequently asked questions about Octride Injection
Yes, Octride is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
No, Octride is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Octride is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Octride is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octride treatment
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octride treatment. Octride may cause weight gain
Yes, Octride may make you feel tired.
Octride interacts with these medicines
Taking Octride with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Metformin: Bigomet, Glycomet, Emnorm, Gluformin, Metlong, Formin, Forminal, Metfor, Zoform, Ozomet, Glumet, Medformin, Glyciphage, Riomet OD, Diamet, Etformin, Baymet, Metaday, Metchek, Okamet, Exermet
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Gliclan, Euclide, Nuzide, Glyloc, Dianorm, Reclide, Glytas, Glycigon, Aviglic, Glurib, Glycinorm, Glicla, Diabend, Glizid, Glucozid, Lycazid
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Secretag, Glisen, Glimpil, Gleam, Glypride, Zoryl, Glimpid, GP, Dibiglim, Blisto, Glimestar, Flexiglim, Prichek, Ozopride, Euglim, Glador, Diaglim, Glimer, Diapride, Glimcip, Mepride, Geminor, Glyree, Prides, Amaryl, Ziglim, Isryl, Glimitab, Rioglim, Glimkap, Grid
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