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SOMASTAT 250 MCG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 570 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for SOMASTAT

Somatostatin(250 mcg)

food interaction for SOMASTAT

alcohol interaction for SOMASTAT

pregnancy interaction for SOMASTAT

lactation interaction for SOMASTAT

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Somastat 250 mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Somastat 250 mcg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SOMASTAT

Somatostatin(250 mcg)

Uses

Somastat 250 mcg injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices (dilated blood vessels in food pipe) and acromegaly.

How it works

Somastat 250 mcg injection works by blocking the action of growth hormone. It also decreases bleeding from food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

Common side effects

Acute toxicity, Nausea, Rash, Stomach upset

SUBSTITUTES for SOMASTAT

2 Substitutes
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  • SOMASTIN 250 MCG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Serum Institute Of India Ltd
    Rs. 343.75/ML of injection
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    Rs. 343.75
    pay 21% more per ML of injection
  • SOMATIN 250MCG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 495/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 495
    pay 74% more per injection

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)