What is Somatostatin 250 mcg Injection?
Somatostatin 250 mcg Injection is a medicine used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumors, and bleeding esophageal varices. It works by blocking certain hormones in the body as well as decreasing the bleeding from food pipe by narrowing the blood vessels.
How Somatostatin 250 mcg Injection Is used?
Somatostatin 250 mcg Injection is given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should use it regularly to get the most benefit from the medicine. Do not stop using the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.
Side effects of This Injection:
Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, flatulence, and headache. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away or get worse.
How It Works?
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have problems with your liver. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. Your doctor may monitor your blood glucose regularly while on treatment with this medicine.
BENEFITS OF INJECTION
Trade Name: Somatin
Manufacturer: United Biotech