Octreotide injection solution
- Generic Name: Octreotide
- Brand Names: Sandostatin
- Drug Class: Antigrowth HormonesSomatostatin and analogs
- Strengths: 1000mcg, 100mcg, 10mg, 200mcg, 20mg, 30mg, 500mcg, 50mcg
Other Available Forms: Octreotide Intramuscular Inj
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
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.