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  1. Octreotide immediate-release injection is used to decrease the amount of growth hormone (a natural substance) produced ... be treated with surgery, radiation, or another medication. Octreotide immediate-release injection is also used to control ...
  2. Carcinoid Tumor: Frequently Asked Questions (Carcinoid Cancer Foundation)  
    ... when a tumor lights up on the OctreoScan. octreotide How long does the octreotide/radioisotope remain in ...
  3. ... small pancreatic NETs. A small amount of radioactive octreotide (a hormone that attaches to tumors) is injected ... vein and travels through the blood. The radioactive octreotide attaches to the tumor and a special camera ...
  4. Other Rare Unusual Cancers of Childhood From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... airways show up clearer on x-ray film. Octreotide scan : A type of radionuclide scan used to find tumors. A small amount of radioactive octreotide (a hormone that attaches to carcinoid tumors ) is ...
  5. ... being made. GI carcinoid tumors are treated with octreotide or lanreotide which are injected under the skin or into the muscle. Octreotide and lanreotide may also have a small effect ...
  6. Current Treatments Available for Scleroderma Patients (Scleroderma Research Foundation)  
    ... bethanecol (Urecholine ® ), metoclopramide (Reglan ® ) Somatostatin Agonist This medication, octreotide, is used for severe impairment of intestinal movement. Octreotide will be either injected subcutaneously (beneath the skin) ...
  7. ... through endoscopy, or treated with a medicine like octreotide that will lower both gastrin and stomach acid. ... t causing symptoms, some doctors recommend treatment with octreotide because it may slow tumor growth. If carcinoid ...
  8. ... MRI scan of the chest or abdomen Echocardiogram Octreotide radiolabelled scan ... the tumor ("debulking") can help relieve the symptoms. Octreotide (Sandostatin) injections are sometimes given to people with ...
  9. ... GI carcinoids. In one study, adding everolimus to octreotide (Sandostatin) was better than octreotide alone in halting tumor growth. Bevacizumab (Avastin ® ) is ...
  10. Pheochromocytoma during Pregnancy From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... gland from absorbing too much of the MIBG. Octreotide scan : A type of radionuclide scan used to ... that release catecholamine. A small amount of radioactive octreotide (a hormone that attaches to certain tumors) is ...
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