Octride Depot 30mg Injection 1'S

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
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This product cannot be returned for a refund or exchange. Mfr: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.21,800.00

What is OCTRIDE DEPOT?

  • OCTRIDE DEPOT contains Octreotide which is a synthetic compound derived from somatostatin, a substance normally found in the human body

  • It inhibits the effects of certain hormones such as growth hormone

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Directions & For Use
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What OCTRIDE DEPOT is used for?

OCTRIDE DEPOT is used,

  • in acromegaly, a condition where the body produces too much growth hormone
  • to relieve symptoms associated with some tumours of the gastrointestinal tract
  • to prevent complications following surgery of the pancreas gland
  • to stop bleeding and to protect from re-bleeding from ruptured gastro-oesophageal varices in patients suffering from cirrhosis (chronic liver disease)
  • to treat pituitary tumor that produce too much thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before using this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Octreotide or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have or ever had gallstones
  • have problems with your blood sugar levels, either too high (diabetes) or too low (hypoglycaemia)
  • have a history of vitamin B12 deprivation
  • have liver or kidney problem
  • OCTRIDE DEPOT should only be used during pregnancy if clearly needed
  • Do not breast-feed while using OCTRIDE DEPOT
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine

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  • OCTRIDE DEPOT has no effects on the ability to drive and use machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any of the following medicines:

  • ciclosporin used as immunosuppressants
  • bromocriptine used to treat Parkinson’s disease
  • quinidine used to treat heart rhythm problem
  • terfenadine used to treat allergies
  • medicines used to control your blood pressure (e.g. a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker)
  • insulin used for diabetes
  • Depending on the condition being treated, OCTRIDE DEPOT will be given by subcutaneous (under the skin) injection in upper arms, thighs, and abdomen or intravenous (into a vein) infusion
  • This medicines will be administered by a healthcare professional
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reactions including skin rash, difficulty in breathing or dizziness
  • inflammation of the pancreas gland (pancreatitis) marked by sudden pain in the upper abdomen, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • liver inflammation (hepatitis), symptoms may include yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, generally feeling unwell, itching, light-coloured urine
  • irregular heartbeat
  • thirst, low urine output, dark urine, dry flushed skin
  • underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) causing change in heart rate, appetite or weight; tiredness, feeling cold, or swelling at the front of the neck
  • changes in the level of sugar in the blood
  • impaired glucose tolerance
  • gallstones, leading to sudden back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • constipation
  • flatulence (wind)
  • headache
  • local pain at the injection site
  • stomach discomfort after meal (dyspepsia)
  • vomiting
  • feeling of fullness in the stomach
  • fatty stools
  • loose stools
  • discolouration of faeces
  • dizziness
  • loss of appetite
  • change in liver function tests
  • hair loss
  • shortness of breath
  • weakness

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Additional Information
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  • Store in a refrigerator (2-8ºC). Do not freeze
  • This product must be used immediately and any unused drug-product must be discarded
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • OCTRIDE DEPOT should only be used if it is clear and free of particles
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