Okeron

Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Octreotide (0.05 mg)

Prescription Required

210 people have bought this recently

Okeron

Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Octreotide (0.05 mg)

Prescription Required

210 people have bought this recently

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Okeron Information

Okeron, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Acromegaly. Okeron also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Okeron depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Okeron also has some side effects, the most common being Weight gain. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Okeron as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Okeron are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Okeron has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Okeron's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Okeron is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease are examples of such conditions. The section on Okeron contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Okeron with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Okeron, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

  1. Okeron Benefits & Uses
  2. Okeron Dosage & How to Take
  3. Okeron Side Effects
  4. Okeron Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Okeron with Other Drugs
  6. Okeron Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Okeron
  8. Okeron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Okeron Benefits & Uses

Okeron is used to treat the following -

  1. Acromegaly Primary
  2. Carcinoid Syndrome

Okeron Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Okeron

Octreotide

Okeron Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Okeron is used -

Okeron Related Warnings

Is the use of Okeron safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Okeron during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

Unknown

Is the use of Okeron safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Okeron on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Okeron will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Okeron on the Kidneys?

Okeron can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Okeron on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Okeron. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Okeron only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Okeron on the Heart?

Okeron can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Okeron with Other Drugs

Okeron should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Okeron Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Okeron unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Okeron

Is this Okeron habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Okeron is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Okeron will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Okeron is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Okeron cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Okeron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Okeron

There is no information on the effects of taking Okeron with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Okeron

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Okeron with alcohol will be.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 930-931
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 238
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Sandostatin® Lar Depot (octreotide acetate)
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