Medicine Overview of Varioct Injection
Uses of Varioct Injection
Varioct 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of Acromegaly and Bleeding esophageal varices.
Side effects of Varioct Injection
Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction.
How to use Varioct Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Varioct Injection works
Varioct 100mg injection blocks the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also lowers the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.
In Depth Information on Varioct Injection
Expert advice for Varioct 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.
Special precautions for Varioct 100mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Varioct 100mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Varioct 100mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
Octreotide should be used in nursing mothers with careful infant monitoring, especially if the infant is under 2 months of age....
Octreotide should be used in nursing mothers with careful infant monitoring, especially if the infant is under 2 months of age.
Varioct 100mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Varioct 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn+more
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Varioct 100mg Injection is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Forxiga 5mg Tablet, Forxiga 10mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml
If you miss a dose of Octreotide, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Varioct 100mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Octreotide
Yes, Varioct is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
No, Varioct is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Varioct is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Varioct is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Varioct treatment
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Varioct treatment. Varioct may cause weight gain
Yes, Varioct may make you feel tired.
Substitutes for Varioct Injection
Octotide 100mg Injection
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹450.0/ml of Injection
Okeron 100mg Injection
₹250.0/ml of Injection
Ferotide 100mg Injection
₹468.0/ml of Injection
Octride 100mg Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd