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Varitide (100 mcg) (Octreotide) Drug Price and Information

Octreotide (Varitide (100 mcg)) is a synthetic octapeptide, prescribed for acromegaly. It is also used to control diarrhea and flushing caused by cancer. It decreases the amount of certain natural substances produced by the body.

Varitide (100 mcg) - J.B.Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Varitide (100 mcg)  Injection

Generic : Octreotide
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Varitide (100 mcg) (Octreotide) from J.B.Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd


Medical condition(s) for which Varitide (100 mcg) may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Initial: SC- The recommended dose is 50 - 100µg twice a day. It may be increased upto 500µg twice a day.

Side effects of Varitide (100 mcg)

Most Common : Diarrhea, gall stone formation, abdominal pain, nausea, hair loss, headache and nose bleed.

Blood: Decrease in platelet counts.

Miscellaneous : Dizziness, generalized pain, muscle pain, itching, rash, fatigue and flatulence.

How to use Varitide (100 mcg)?

It comes as a solution to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin.


When Should Varitide (100 mcg) not be taken? (Contraindications)



Warnings and Precautions for Varitide (100 mcg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of gallstones, kidney disease, sugar, thyroid problems, heart disease, poor nutrition, elderly, children, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or vision changes, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It may affect blood sugar level with confusion, drowsiness or increased thirst; if it is so consult with your doctor.

Monitor blood sugar level, growth hormone level and thyroid function regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Varitide (100 mcg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Varitide (100 mcg)

Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C), and do not freeze it.

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