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SOMASTIN 3000 MCG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 2628.90 for 1 vial(s) (3 ML injection each)
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Composition for SOMASTIN

Somatostatin(3000 mcg)

food interaction for SOMASTIN

alcohol interaction for SOMASTIN

pregnancy interaction for SOMASTIN

lactation interaction for SOMASTIN

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Somastin 3000 mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Somastin 3000 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 SOMASTIN

Somatostatin(3000 mcg)

Uses

Somastin 3000 mcg injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices (dilated blood vessels in food pipe) and acromegaly.

How it works

Somastin 3000 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 SOMASTIN

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)