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Composition

Octreotide(100 mcg)

SALT INFORMATION

Octreotide(100 mcg)

TYPICAL USAGE

It is used for treatment of acromegaly (excessive growth hormone), pancreatic beta cell tumor, bleeding due to esophageal varices and secretory diarrhea.

SIDE EFFECTS

Flatulence, loose stools, anorexia, abdominal pain, local pain, local reactions, steatorrhea, bloating.

DRUG INTERACTION

Octreotide is known to interact with other drugs like bromocriptine (Mesylate), cabergoline, cimetidine (HCl), cyclosporin A, human insulin, insulin lispro, pergolide, pioglitazone. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Octreotide binds to somatostatin receptors. These receptors are coupled via pertussis toxin sensitive G proteins which lead to inhibition of adenylyl cyclase. Octreotide binding to these receptors also stimulates phosphotyrosine phosphatase and activation of the Na(+)/H(+) exchanger via pertussis toxin insensitive G proteins.

SUBSTITUTES

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  • Actide (100mcg)
    (1 Powder for Injection in Vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences
    Rs. 375/Powder for Injection
    Powder for Injection
    Rs. 375
    pay 32% more per Powder for Injection
  • Octate (100mcg)
    (1 Powder for Injection in Vial)
    Cipla Ltd (Critical Care)
    Rs. 387/Powder for Injection
    Powder for Injection
    Rs. 387
    pay 36% more per Powder for Injection
  • Varitide (100mcg)
    (1 Powder for Injection in Vial)
    Unique Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 395/Powder for Injection
    Powder for Injection
    Rs. 395
    pay 39% more per Powder for Injection
  • Okeron (100mcg)
    (1 Powder for Injection in Vial)
    Wockhardt Ltd
    Rs. 408.70/Powder for Injection
    Powder for Injection
    Rs. 408.70
    pay 43% more per Powder for Injection
  • Octotide (100mg)
    (1 Powder for Injection in Vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 450/Powder for Injection
    Powder for Injection
    Rs. 450
    pay 58% more per Powder for Injection

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Octride (100mcg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Octride (100mcg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Octride (100mcg) with alcohol?

No studies found