Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 Packet
₹ 471.42
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  • Manufactured by: Biocon
  • Contains / Salt: Octreotide (0.1 mg)

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection Information

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Acromegaly. Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection also has some side effects, the most common being Weight gain. While these are the most often observed Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. It is important to know if Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection related warnings section.

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Acromegaly
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mcg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: Dose may increase 500 mcg, TID if necessary
Geriatric
  • Disease: Acromegaly
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mcg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: Dose may increase 500 mcg, TID if necessary

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Varioct in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Information about safety of Varioct for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection on the Kidneys?


    There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Varioct. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection on the Liver?


    Varioct may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection on the Heart?


    Varioct may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection

  • Is this Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Varioct 0.1 Mg Injection.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 930-931

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 238

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



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