Okeron 100mg Injection

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Composition for Okeron 100mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Bleeding esophageal varices (Dilated blood vessels in food pipe)
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₹250.0/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Okeron Injection

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Uses of Okeron Injection

Okeron 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of Acromegaly and Bleeding esophageal varices.
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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 100mg injection blocks the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and 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 100mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Okeron 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Okeron 100mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Octreotide should be used in nursing mothers with careful infant monitoring, especially if the infant is under 2 months of age.
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Driving
SAFE
Okeron 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Okeron 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Okeron 100mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Forxiga 5mg Tablet, Forxiga 10mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Octreotide, 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 100mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Octreotide

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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