Somastin 250mcg Injection

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Serum Institute Of India Ltd

Composition for Somastin 250mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
343.75
₹343.75/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Somastin Injection

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Uses of Somastin Injection

Somastin 250mcg Injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices.
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Side effects of Somastin Injection

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

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How to use Somastin Injection

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

How Somastin Injection works

Somastin 250mcg injection works by blocking the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also decreases bleeding from food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Somastin Injection

Warnings
Special precautions for Somastin 250mcg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Somastin 250mcg 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.
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Lactation
Somastin 250mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Somastin 250mcg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Somasti
n 250mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Somasti
n 250mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Consiral 25mg Capsule, Arpimune ME 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Oncyclo 50mg Capsule, Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Somatostatin, 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

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