Medicine Overview of Somatin Injection
Somatin 250mcg Injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly
, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices.
Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Injection site reaction, Gallstones.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Somatin 250mcg Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Somatin 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 Somatin Injection
Somatin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Somatin 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.
Somatin 250mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Somatin 250mcg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Somatin 250mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Somatin 250mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Somatin 250mcg 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Somatin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Arpimune ME, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Psorid, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun, Graftin, Imusporin, Arpimune O, Iminoral, Cyclophil, Stridimmune, Grafotas, Zymmune, Esporine
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