Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Okeron Products

Okeron Products are primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices

About Okeron Products

Uses of Okeron Products

Octreotide acetate is used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices. It is also used to prevent complications following surgery of the pancreas.

Okeron Products side effects


Side Effects of Okeron are Diarrhea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction.

How Okeron Products work

Octreotide acetate is a similar to somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body which inhibits the effects of certain hormones such as growth hormone. It also lowers the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

In Depth Information for Okeron Products

Expert advice for Okeron Products

  • Okeron helps treat acromegaly and certain hormone-producing tumors of stomach, liver, and pancreas.
  • It is given as an injection under the skin or into a vein.
  • It may temporarily cause pain at the site of injection. You can relieve this by gently rubbing the site of injection for a few seconds afterwards. 
  • When used long term, your doctor may monitor your thyroid function, gallbladder function, liver function and vitamin b12 levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking medicines to control your blood pressure or if you are diabetic.
  • Women who do not wish to conceive should practice an effective method for contraception while taking this medication.

Patient Concerns about Okeron Products

Frequently asked questions about Okeron Products

Frequently asked questions about Octreotide acetate

Q. Is Okeron a chemo drug?
Yes, Okeron is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Q. Is Okeron hormone/ protein?
No, Okeron is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Q. Is Okeron safe?
Okeron is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Okeron a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Okeron is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Q. Does Okeron cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Okeron treatment
Q. Does Okeron cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Okeron treatment. Okeron may cause weight gain
Q. Does Okeron make you tired?
Yes, Okeron may make you feel tired.

Products for Okeron

Okeron 0.1mg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
Wockhardt Ltd
Okeron 0.05mg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
Wockhardt Ltd

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