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Okeron 0.1 mg Injection

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Composition for Okeron 0.1 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Okeron 0.1 mg Injection

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
MRP
250
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Okeron Injection

Uses of Okeron Injection

Okeron 0.1 mg 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.

Okeron Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Okeron Injection

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

How Okeron Injection works

Okeron 0.1 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.

In Depth Information on Okeron Injection

Expert advice for Okeron 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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Okeron Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Okeron Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Okeron 0.1 mg 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
Okeron 0.1 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
Okeron 0.1 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Okeron 0.1 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Okeron 0.1 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Okeron 0.1 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okeron 0.1 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Okeron Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Okeron 0.1 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Okeron
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.

Frequently asked questions about Okeron Injection

Frequently asked questions about Octreotide acetate

Q. Is Okeron a chemo drug?
Yes, Okeron is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Q. Is Okeron hormone/ protein?
No, Okeron 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 Okeron safe?
Okeron is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Okeron a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Okeron is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Q. Does Okeron cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Okeron treatment
Q. Does Okeron cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Okeron treatment. Okeron may cause weight gain
Q. Does Okeron make you tired?
Yes, Okeron may make you feel tired.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Okeron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Okeron with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Okeron with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Okeron with Pioglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pioglitazone: Piobest, Piokind, Piofine, Piowa, Geoglit, Pio Q, Pioz, Betapride, Opam, Glitaris
Okeron with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Okeron with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Okeron with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Okeron with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Okeron with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Okeron with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Okeron with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Okeron with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Okeron with Metformin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metformin: Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet, Clovimet, Performin, GD Met, Ultimet, Metco, Sumet, Metforan
Okeron with Vildagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vildagliptin: Galvus, Zomelis, Jalra
Okeron with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Okeron with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Okeron with Teneligliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron, Moglin, Tenlicad, Tenolen, Celglip, Patten, Tenelisafe, Eriglip
Okeron with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Reglide, Rapamon, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Okeron with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit
Okeron with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Okeron with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Okeron with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Okeron with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
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