Sandostatin LAR 30mg Injection Description:
Sandostatin LAR 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.
Sandostatin LAR 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 Sandostatin LAR a chemo drug?
Yes, Sandostatin LAR is a chemo drug, used in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) endocrine tumors and pituitary tumors
Is Sandostatin LAR hormone/ protein?
No, Sandostatin LAR is a peptide or a hormone analogue. It is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body
Is Sandostatin LAR safe?
Sandostatin LAR is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Sandostatin LAR a proton pump inhibitor/ vasopressor?
No, Sandostatin LAR is neither a proton pump inhibitor nor a vasopressor
Does Sandostatin LAR cause hyperglycemia?
Yes, hyperglycemia is a common side effect of Sandostatin LAR treatment
Does Sandostatin LAR cause hair loss and weight gain?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Sandostatin LAR treatment. Sandostatin LAR may cause weight gain
Does Sandostatin LAR make you tired?
Yes, Sandostatin LAR may make you feel tired.