—Therapeutic Category : Octreotide acetate exerts pharmacologic actions similar to the natural hormone, somatostatin. It is an even more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than somatostatin.

—Content: Octreotide —

Strength: Octreotide 50 mcg and Octreotide 100 mcg 100 mcg / 1 ml

—Presentation: 50 mcg / 1 ml and 100 mcg / 1 ml

Indication:

 

  • —Acromegaly
  • —Carcinoid Tumors, Octreotide acetate injection is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of patients with metastatic carcinoid tumors where it suppresses or inhibits the severe diarrhea and flushing episodes associated with the disease.
  • —Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Tumors (VIPomas), Octreotide acetate injection is indicated for the treatment of the profuse watery diarrhea associated with VIP-secreting tumors.