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Asterotide 0.1mg injection

Asterotide 0.1mg injection is composed of

Octreotide Acetate (0.1mg)

Primarily used for

Gastrinoma

Belongs to the category

Antigrowth Hormone

Precaution:

therapeutic effects of this medication might diminish suddenly. Patients with diabetes may show reduced hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) requirement. If patients using this medication in carcinoid tumor don’t get results within one week should discontinue

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usesUses of Asterotide

This medication is indicated in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic endocrine (GEP) (stomach, intestine and pancreatic) tumors, carcinoid tumors (slow growing cancer growing throughout the body), patients who go through pancreatic surgery. It is a short term treatment for acromegaly and long term treatment in patients in whom dopamine agonist and radiotherapy are ineffective.

side-effectsSide effects of Asterotide

Patients administered with this medication may experience injection site reaction, gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine) problems, gallstones (stones in gall bladder), biliary colic (pain in abdomen), repeated hyperglycemia (rise in blood sugar), hypoglycemia (decrease in blood sugar), hair loss, hepatic (liver) dysfunction and acute pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)

pillsWhen not to use Asterotide

This medication is not recommended to be used by pregnant or lactating mothers.

pills Expert Advice for Asterotide

Indications:
 This medication is indicated in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic endocrine (GEP) (stomach, intestine and pancreatic) tumors, carcinoid tumors (slow growing cancer growing throughout the body), patients who go through pancreatic surgery. It is a short term treatment for acromegaly and long term treatment in patients in whom dopamine agonist and radiotherapy are ineffective.

Pregnancy:
:This medication is contraindicated in pregnancy.

Lactation:
This medication is contraindicated in lactating females.

Contraindications:
 This medication is contraindicated in patients who are pregnant or in lactating mothers.

Precautions:
 therapeutic effects of this medication might diminish suddenly. Patients with diabetes may show reduced hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) requirement. If patients using this medication in carcinoid tumor don’t get results within one week should discontinue.

Adverse effects:

 Patients administered with this medication may experience injection site reaction, gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine) problems, gallstones (stones in gall bladder), biliary colic (pain in abdomen), repeated hyperglycemia (rise in blood sugar), hypoglycemia (decrease in blood sugar), hair loss, hepatic (liver) dysfunction and acute pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)

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Warnings

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    This medication is contraindicated in pregnancy.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    This medication is contraindicated in lactating females

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