Okeron 0.1mg Injection

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Composition for Okeron 0.1mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
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₹250.0/Injection
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Medicine Overview of Okeron Injection

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Uses of Okeron Injection

Okeron 0.1mg 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 Okeron Injection

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

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How to use Okeron Injection

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

How Okeron Injection works

Okeron 0.1mg 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Okeron 0.1mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Okeron 0.1mg 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
Okeron 0.1mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Okeron 0.1mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Okeron 0.1mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Okeron 0.1mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Okeron 0.1mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okeron 0.1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Galvus 50mg Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

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 Okeron 0.1mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Octreotide acetate

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