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Sandostatin Information

Sandostatin Benefits & Uses

Sandostatin is used to treat the following -

Sandostatin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Sandostatin


Sandostatin Side Effects

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

  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Constipation Moderate
  5. Flatulence Mild
  6. Headache Mild
  7. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  8. Gallstones Moderate
  9. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  11. Hair Loss Mild
  12. Weight gain
  13. Tiredness

Sandostatin Related Warnings

Is the use of Sandostatin safe for pregnant women?

The effect of Sandostatin on pregnant women is unknown because research on this has not been done yet.


Is the use of Sandostatin safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Sandostatin for breastfeeding women are not known. This is because research work on this has not been done.


What is the effect of Sandostatin on the Kidneys?

[Organ] can be affected by Sandostatin. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.


What is the effect of Sandostatin on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Sandostatin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Sandostatin on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Sandostatin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


Severe Interaction of Sandostatin with Other Drugs

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

Sandostatin Contraindications

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

  1. Gallstones
  2. Allergy
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Sandostatin

Is this Sandostatin habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Sandostatin has not been reported.

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Sandostatin since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Sandostatin only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Sandostatin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Sandostatin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sandostatin

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Sandostatin, due to a lack of research on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Sandostatin

Information about the interaction of Sandostatin and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.



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  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Sandostatin® Lar Depot (octreotide acetate)