Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
1.25
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Octride Injection

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Uses of Octride Injection

Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg 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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Side effects of Octride Injection

Common

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

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How to use Octride Injection

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

How Octride Injection works

Octride lactic acid formula 50mcg 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

Expert advice for 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg 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.
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Lactation
Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection is probably safe
to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection is safe to use i
n patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection should be used w
ith caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octride Lactic Acid Formula 50mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Lipaglyn 4mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Octride 50mcg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Octreotide acetate

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.
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