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Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection

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Composition for Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection

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Primary uses of Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
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Medicine Overview of Sandostatin LAR Injection

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Uses of Sandostatin LAR Injection

Sandostatin LAR 30mg 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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Sandostatin LAR Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Sandostatin LAR Injection

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

How Sandostatin LAR Injection works

Sandostatin LAR 30mg 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 Sandostatin LAR Injection

Expert advice for Sandostatin LAR 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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Sandostatin LAR Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Sandostatin LAR Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sandostatin LAR 30mg 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
Sandostatin LAR 30mg 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
Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sandostatin LAR Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Sandostatin LAR 30mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Sandostatin LAR Injection

Frequently asked questions about Octreotide acetate

Yes, Sandostatin lar is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
No, Sandostatin lar is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Sandostatin lar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Sandostatin lar is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Sandostatin lar treatment
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Sandostatin lar treatment. Sandostatin lar may cause weight gain
Yes, Sandostatin lar may make you feel tired.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Sandostatin LAR with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sandostatin LAR with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Sandostatin LAR with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Sandostatin LAR with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Sandostatin LAR with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Sandostatin LAR with Vildagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vildagliptin: Galvus, Zomelis, Jalra, Vysov
Sandostatin LAR with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Sandostatin LAR with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Sandostatin LAR with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Sandostatin LAR with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Sandostatin LAR with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Sandostatin LAR with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia
Sandostatin LAR with Teneligliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Teneza, Tenepure, Eternex T, Tenuvia, Zita Plus, Tiban, Jaril, Dynaglipt, Tenglyn, Tglip, Tenepride, Ziten
Sandostatin LAR with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Sandostatin LAR with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Sandostatin LAR with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Sandostatin LAR with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn
Sandostatin LAR with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Sandostatin LAR with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Sandostatin LAR with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
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