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Octride Depot 30 mg Injection


Overview

Octride Injection side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Gallstones
  • Injection site reaction

How to use Octride Injection

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

How Octride Injection works

Octride Depot 30 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.

Octride Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Octride Depot 30 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Octride Depot 30 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
Octride Depot 30 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Octride Depot 30 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Octride Depot 30 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Octride Depot 30 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octride Depot 30 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Octride Injection?

If you miss a dose of Octride Depot 30 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Octride Depot 30 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 Octride with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Piobest
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Octride

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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.
I had three normal deliveries earlierl,presently we are in middle east and iam 13 weeks pregnant,in 12th week i had spotting followed by little bleeding we consulted the doctor here and she suggested that its the case of threatened abortion and advised to take primolut depot 250mg every alternate day for a week. She was also advised to take bed rest for two weeks,now after taking the injections and given medicines the bleeding has stopped some times I have a bit of backache. Could you please advise if this is the right procedure and since iam RHnegative and my husband positive do i have to take anti D injection immediately now,previoualy i had taken the injection in 28th week. My due date is september 17th and last MP date is 11th december. Appreciate your response.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Yes if there is any bleed anti d can be taken
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FAQs

Q. Is Octride a chemo drug?

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

Q. Is Octride hormone/ protein?

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

Q. Is Octride safe?

Octride is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Octride a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?

No, Octride is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor

Q. Does Octride cause hyperglycemia?

Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octride treatment

Q. Does Octride cause hair loss and weight gain?

Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octride treatment. Octride may cause weight gain

Q. Does Octride make you tired?

Yes, Octride may make you feel tired.

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