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Octreotide: Solution for injection

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Octreotide: Solution for injection

What is this medicine?

OCTREOTIDE (ok TREE oh tide) is used to reduce blood levels of growth hormone in patients with a condition called acromegaly. This medicine also reduces flushing and watery diarrhea caused by certain types of cancer.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Octreotide: Solution for injection
Usage by Gender
67.19%
32.81%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.0%
17.19%
34.38%
48.44%
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