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I just started octreotide last week and I am still having diarrhea at least 3 times day.

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Shore girl 0 answers

Does anyone else suffer from diarrhea? I have rare goblet cell carcinoid primary site appendix operated August 2016

Octreotide - How to locate the medicine Octretide and help with the cost?

Posted 23 May 2016 by obbryans 0 answers

Has anyone taken Octreotide for MINETRIER'S Disease? If so, please respond. My son has been diagnosed with this rare blood disease and needs info on availability of drug, cost, etc. Octretide is preventing his disease from progressing, however, the cost and availability in Mobile, Alabama is a ...

How often do you use octreotide with sbs?

Posted 5 May 2014 by reddy508 2 answers

had procedure once and felt 100% better with my diarrea, thought I was imaging it sister is nurse and said no tell your doc

Any recommendations for easing the pain when injecting octreotide?

Posted 12 May 2011 by rosyp 4 answers

I am part of a team of nurses who are helping our friend undergoing cancer treatments who gets octreotide 3 times a day for 5 days, at intervals, The hardest part is how painful it is.

Octreotide effect on cells?

Posted 4 Jan 2011 by James Stumpf 2 answers

I have been told that octreotide has ocassionally killed pituitary tumors. What affect would it have on tumor cells and other cells, including the pituitary gand? The main question concerns the direct application of octreotide to the tumor and the spot where it comes from the tumor to prevent new ...

Octreotide - Is this medication generally perscribed for pancreatic cancer patients experiencing?

Posted 2 Dec 2009 by Carolyn Rudiger 1 answer

... problems with bowel movements? No bowel movement in 9 days, but has good bowel sounds. Experiences nausea and vomiting and difficulty eating.

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