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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. ... 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. ... 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 ...
  7. 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) ...
  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. Dumping Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Top ] Medication A health care provider may prescribe octreotide acetate (Sandostatin) to treat dumping syndrome symptoms. The ... the release of insulin and other GI hormones. Octreotide comes in short- and long-acting formulas. The ...
  10. How Are Lung Carcinoid Tumors Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... as the OctreoScan . It uses a drug called octreotide bound to radioactive indium-111. Octreotide is a hormone-like substance that attaches to ... tell whether treatment with certain drugs such as octreotide and lanreotide is likely to be helpful. I- ...
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