Octride Depot 30mg Injection Description:
Octride Depot 30mg 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 Depot 30mg 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 Depot a chemo drug?
Yes, Octride Depot is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Is Octride Depot hormone/ protein?
No, Octride Depot 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 Depot safe?
Octride Depot is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Octride Depot a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Octride Depot is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Does Octride Depot cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Octride Depot treatment
Does Octride Depot cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Octride Depot treatment. Octride Depot may cause weight gain
Does Octride Depot make you tired?
Yes, Octride Depot may make you feel tired.