Octride 0.05mg Injection Description:
Octride 0.05mg Injection 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.
Octride 0.05mg Injection 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.
Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Octride a chemo drug?
Yes, Octride is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Is Octride hormone/ protein?
No, Octride is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Is Octride safe?
Octride is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Octride a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Octride is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Does Octride cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octride treatment
Does Octride cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octride treatment. Octride may cause weight gain
Does Octride make you tired?
Yes, Octride may make you feel tired.