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  • noun pharmacy An octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon and insulin than the natural hormone.

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Examples

  • Standard treatment includes surgery if the disease is caught early enough, or a drug called octreotide in more advanced cases.

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  • Nathaniel was receiving IV infusions of dextrose, octreotide, and glucagon to keep his blood sugar normal.

    Nathaniel's focal disease was treated surgically at CHOP

  • The treatment often includes octreotide, continuous dextrose, and/or surgery to remove 95% of the pancreas.

    What is HI?

  • In place of shots, octreotide may be given as a continuous infusion using an insulin pump.

    Treatment

  • Necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates receiving octreotide for the management of congenital hyperinsulinism.

    CHOP congenital hyperinsulinism publications

  • Focal KATP HI usually cannot be controlled with diazoxide medication The treatment of focal KATP HI usually includes octreotide, continuous dextrose, and/or pancreatectomy.

    What is HI?

  • We moved on and did octreotide scintigraphy, using a radioactive isotope that binds to special receptors implicated in oncogenic osteomalacia, again to no avail.

    After the Diagnosis

  • One of the patient complained of tremors, palpitations and giddiness 20 min after the intravenous infusion of octreotide Assess the case based on the Product Information provided in the next page.

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  • Treatment with octreotide was started at the dose of 100-600 mcg per day in 2-4 divided doses.

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  • Octreolin is a product in capsule form that contains octreotide acetate, a 1.0 kDa peptide, and the Company's unique TPE technology.

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