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Octreo 100mg Injection

By MEDICON PHARMA LIMITED
Refrigerated
VIAL INJECTION
399.50*
MRP 470.00
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Octreo 100 MG Description

Octreo 100mg Injection contains octreotide as the active substance. Octreotide is derived from somatostatin. Somatostatin is normally found in the human body, where it prevents the release of certai

hormones such as the growth hormone. Octreo 100mg Injection is used to treat acromegaly, a condition where the body produces too much growth hormone. This medicine is also used to relieve symptoms associated with the overproduction of some specific hormones and other related substances by the stomach, bowels or pancreas. It is also used to treat neuroendocrine tumours located in the gut (appendix, small intestine or colon) and pituitary tumours that produce too much thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). Octreo 100mg Injection will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject it. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹399.50
You Save₹70.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsOctreotide(100.0 Mg)
UsesAcromegaly
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence (gas)
TherapyDRUGS FOR ACROMEGALY
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Uses of Octreo 100 MG

  • Octreo 100mg Injection is used to treat acromegaly, a condition where the body produces too much growth hormone.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms associated with the overproduction of some specific hormones and other related substances by the stomach, bowels or pancreas.
  • Octreo 100mg Injection is also used to treat neuroendocrine tumours located in the gut (appendix, small intestine or colon) and pituitary tumours that produce too much thyroid-stimulating hormone (TS...
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Contraindications of Octreo 100 MG

If you are allergic to octreotide or any of the other ingredients of Octreo 100mg Injection .

Side effects of Octreo 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence (gas)

Precautions and Warnings of Octreo 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Octreo 100mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Octreo 100mg Injection during pregnancy. The use of this medicine should be avoided in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Octreo 100mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Octreo 100mg Injection passes into human breast milk. Breastfeeding women should not use this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Octreo 100mg Injection?
A:
Octreo 100mg Injection has almost no effect on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Octreo 100mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Octreo 100mg Injection . Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have gallstones or have had them in the past.
  • You experience any complications like fever, chills, abdominal pain or yellowing of your skin or eyes after using this medicine.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have a history of low levels of vitamin B12.

Mode of Action of Octreo 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Octreo 100mg Injection contains octreotide which is derived from the naturally occurring hormone in the body called somatostatin. It works by preventing the release of certain hormones such as the gr...
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Directions for Use of Octreo 100 MG

  • Octreo 100mg Injection will be given by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Octreo 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Octreo 100mg Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines such as cimetidine (used for treating ulcers/GERD), ciclosporin (used to prevent rejection of organ transplant), bromocriptine (used to trea...
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  • If you are taking a medicine to control your blood pressure (a beta-blocker or a calcium channel
  • blocker) or an agent to control fluid and electrolyte balance or if you are diabetic and taking insulin, you may need an adjustment in your dosage.
  • If you are going to receive lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide, a radiopharmaceutical therapy, you may need to stop Octreo 100mg Injection treatment for some time.

Storage and disposal of Octreo 100 MG

  • Store Octreo 100mg Injection in a refrigerator (2°C to 8°C). Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Octreo 100 MG

Overdose

Octreo 100mg Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Octreo 100mg Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Octreo 100mg Injection used for?

  • Octreo 100mg Injection is used to treat acromegaly, a condition where the body produces too much growth hormone.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms associated with the overproduction of some specific hormones and other related substances by the stomach, bowels or pancreas.
  • Octreo 100mg Injection is also used to treat neuroendocrine tumours located in the gut (appendix, small intestine or colon) and pituitary tumours that produce too much thyroid-stimulating hormone (TS...
    Read more

Q: How does Octreo 100mg Injection work?

A: Octreo 100mg Injection contains octreotide which is derived from the naturally occurring hormone in the body called somatostatin. It works by preventing the release of certain hormones such as the growth hormone.
Product Details
Brand
OCTREO
Expires on or After
03/01/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:38 PM (IST)

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