Octreotide

  • Brand Name - Octride
  • Innovator Brand Name - Sandostatin (Novartis)
  • API - Octreotide Acetate
  • Packaging - 5 Ampoules
  • Strength - 100 mcg/ml
  • Manufacturer Name - Sun Pharma

WHAT IS OCTREOTIDE AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:

Octreotide is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than the natural hormone, indicated for the treatment of acromegaly and gigantism. 

Octreotide is also used in mild cases of glucagonoma when surgery is not an option. 

Octreotide is also used in the treatment of refractory hypoglycemia in neonates and sulphonyl urea induced hypoglycemia in adults. 

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Octreotide Acetate Dosage

Octreotide Acetate Injection should be administered subcutaneously or intravenously under the supervision of an experienced healthcare provider.

Octreotide side effects

Most common side effects of octreotide (adverse reactions) include vomiting, diarrhea, headache, breathing difficulties, gallbladder stones, decreased thyroid hormone levels, decreased heartbeat, etc.

Warnings and Precautions
  • Monitoring of vitamin B12 levels is recommended during octreotide therapy.
  • If you know that you have gallstones now, or have had them in the past; tell your doctor, as prolonged use of Octreotide may result in gallstone formation. Your healthcare provider may wish to check your gallbladder periodically.
  • Patients having problems with blood sugar levels, either too high (diabetes) or too low (hypoglycaemia). When the Octreotide is used to treat bleeding from gastro-oesophageal varices; monitoring of blood sugar level is mandatory.
  • Do not breast-feed while using Octreotide. It is not known whether Octreotide acetate passes into breast milk.
Supplied/Storage and handling

Care should be exercised in the handling of OCTREOTIDE. Octreotide Injection should be protected from light and should retain in the original carton until use. Store permitted between 2-8°C (36-46°F).

Commonly asked questions:

Octride injection is used for the treatment of diseases such as carcinoid, acromegaly, tumors, severe diarrhea, vasoactive intestinal peptide tumors, and watery diarrhea.

Octreotide is a natural hormone, somatostatin. It suppresses LH response to GnRH, decreases splanchnic blood flow, and inhibits the release of serotonin, gastrin, vasoactive intestinal peptide, secretin, motilin, and pancreatic polypeptide.
Octreotide reduces and normalizes growth hormone and/or IGF-1 (somatomedin C) levels in patients with acromegaly.

Yes.

The active ingredient in the medicine is Octreotide acetate, and the inactive ingredients are D, L-lactic, and glycolic acids copolymer and mannitol.

  • You can buy Octreotide 100 mg from any authorized whole seller after getting prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.
  • The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.

Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at info@ikrispharmanetwork.com. Patient can also send WhatsApp message to +91 8130290915. We will reply ASAP with the details of Pricing and procedure.
Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of Valid prescription of Clinician

Protect the medicine from light and contain it in the original carton.
Store the medicine between 2-8°C (36-46°F).

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