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Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

$1,109.52 $998.57

Injection per box:1, Manufacturer: Novartis

Description

Composition Octreotide 30mg Long-acting release Injection
Substitutes Octreotide Acetate 30 mg
Shipping class Cold chain shipment

Medicine Overview of Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

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Uses of Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

Sandostatin LAR 30 mg 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.
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Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection side effects

Common

Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Gallstones, Injection site reaction
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How to use Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection works

Sandostatin LAR 30 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

Expert advice for Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

  • Seek medical attention if you experience disturbances in your line of vision.
  • Your thyroid function and liver function will be monitored during octreotide therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machines while on octreotide treatment as it may cause blurred vision and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking a medicine to control your blood pressure or if you are a patient with diabetes.
  • If you are a woman of child bearing age, effective contraceptive method should be adopted during treatment with octreotide.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection

alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
driving
Driving
safe
Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
kidney
Kidney
safe
Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection is recommended.
liver
Liver
caution
Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sandostatin LAR 30mg 1s Injection?

If you miss a dose of Sandostatin LAR 30 mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Additional information

Weight 0.045 kg