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Octreo 50mg Injection

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1 Injection(s) in Injection
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Octreo 50 MG Description

Octreo 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 certain hormon...
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ContainsOctreotide(50.0 Mg)
UsesAcromegaly
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence (gas)
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ACROMEGALY
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Uses of Octreo 50 MG

  • Octreo 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 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 (TSH).

Contraindications of Octreo 50 MG

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

Side effects of Octreo 50 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Octreo 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Octreo 50mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Octreo Injection during pregnancy. The use of this medicine should be avoided in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Octreo 50mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Octreo Injection passes into human breast milk. Breastfeeding women should not use this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Octreo 50mg Injection?
A:
Octreo 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 50mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Octreo 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 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Octreo 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 ho...
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Directions for Use of Octreo 50 MG

  • Octreo 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 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Octreo 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 Injection treatment for some time.

Storage and disposal of Octreo 50 MG

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

Dosage of Octreo 50 MG

Overdose

Octreo 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 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 immedia...
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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 Injection used for?

  • Octreo 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 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 (TSH).

Q: How does Octreo Injection work?

A: Octreo 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
04/10/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:37 PM (IST)

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