Generic Sandostatin, Octreotide Acetate Injection

It is administered for the treatment of Acromegaly.


Octreotide Acetate

Okeran, Sandostatin


Wockhardt, Novartis India


0.05 mg, 0.1 mg


Octreotide acetate

Octreotide Acetate is used for Diarrhea and flushing caused by certain types of cancer, Acromegaly and bleeding esophageal varices.
How it Works
Octreotide Acetate Injection works in a similar way to somatostatin, somatostatin is a substance normally found in the human body which works to inhibit the effects of certain hormones such as growth hormone. Octreotide Acetate Injection works by lowering the bleeding from the food pipe by constricting and narrowing the blood vessels.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Octreotide Acetate Injection can include the symptoms below; Gas, Headache, Nausea Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Increased glucose level Constipation, Diarrhea, Dizziness, in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction
The acceptable duration of storage at room temperature for this product is 14 days

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