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sandostatin Lar

Sandostatin Lar
Octreotide Depot - Inj


Sandostatin Lar is a long-acting form of Sandostatin Lar, octreotide. It is used to treat severe watery diarrhea caused by certain types of stomach/intestinal tumors (e.g., carcinoid tumors, VIPomas). Sandostatin Lar is also used to reduce the amount of growth hormone in people with acromegaly (a condition of too much growth hormone). Sandostatin Lar is not a cure for these tumors or acromegaly.

 
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sandostatin Lar

Uses
Sandostatin Lar is a long-acting form of Sandostatin Lar, octreotide. It is used to treat severe watery diarrhea caused by certain types of stomach/intestinal tumors (e.g., carcinoid tumors, VIPomas). Sandostatin Lar is also used to reduce the amount of growth hormone in people with acromegaly (a condition of too much growth hormone). Sandostatin Lar is not a cure for these tumors or acromegaly.


Storage
  • Before mixing, store the powder/vials refrigerated between 36 and 46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Once mixed, the suspension should be used immediately.
  • Discard any unused portion of the vial.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: severe shakiness/sweating, severe dizziness, severe flushing, severe nausea.

Photos
SANDOSTATIN LAR DEPOT
SANDOSTATIN LAR DEPOT
Sandostatin LAR Depot Powder for
Sandostatin LAR Depot Powder for
Sandostatin LAR Depot Package
Sandostatin LAR Depot Package
산도스타틴 라르 (.
산도스타틴 라르 (.
САНДОСТАТИН ЛАР (SANDOSTATIN LAR)
САНДОСТАТИН ЛАР (SANDOSTATIN LAR)

How To Use
  • Learn all preparation and usage instructions in the product package and use the injection solution immediately after mixing.
  • If any of the information is unclear, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • You must use the regular form (non-long acting type) of Sandostatin Lar for at least 2 weeks before switching to Sandostatin Lar.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Inject Sandostatin Lar into the muscle (IM) of the buttock(s), once every 4 weeks, alternating the injection site with each dose; or use as directed by your doctor.
  • The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  • Do not inject Sandostatin Lar into a vein (IV) or under the skin (subcutaneously).
  • Before using, check this product visually for any discoloration.
  • If present, do not use the liquid.
  • If you experience a return of symptoms (e.g., watery diarrhea), the regular, short-acting form of Sandostatin Lar may be given occasionally for a few days in addition to Sandostatin Lar to control your symptoms.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely.
  • Consult your pharmacist.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, gas, heartburn, stomach discomfort, or pain at the injection site may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: severe stomach pain, increased thirst, increased urination, fatigue, blurred vision or change in vision.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: shakiness, nervousness, sweating, unusual hunger, cold/clammy skin, throat swelling.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: dizziness, fainting, irregular heartbeat, trouble breathing, chest pain.
  • If you notice any other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: gall bladder problems (e.g., gallstones), kidney disease, diabetes, heart problems, thyroid problems, any allergies.
  • Caution is advised when using Sandostatin Lar in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects of Sandostatin Lar.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using Sandostatin Lar.
  • It is not known whether Sandostatin Lar passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist to establish a new dosing schedule.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: cyclosporine, insulin, oral anti-diabetic medicine (e.g., glyburide, metformin), beta-blockers (e.g., metoprolol, propranolol), calcium channel blockers (e.g., diltiazem, verapamil), water pills , (diuretics such as furosemide or hydrochlorothiazide), IV feedings (e.g., parenteral nutrition or TPN).
  • Report other drugs which affect the heart rhythm (QTc prolongation), such as: dofetilide, pimozide, sotalol, moxifloxacin, sparfloxacin.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
  • Octreotide may decrease the absorption of oral medications.
  • Dosage adjustments of other medications may be necessary.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for sandostatin Lar
Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 56
Location: Ireland
Time Taken: 12yrs days

Reason: Acromegaly Date: 30 June 2011
Side Effects
Low blood sugar, swelling of hands , very itchy hands that wake me at night during first week post injection, med taken for acromegaly, now seeking blood tests for this as have read any swelling is not to be ignored but the itching is unbearable, now 12 yrs on this med.

Additional Thoughts
Fo rthe first 10 yrs not many problems with this drug but after 12 yrs starting to have problems during first week, it may well be an interaction but on way now to get tests done

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