USES OF SANDOSTATIN LAR INJECTION
BENEFITS OF SANDOSTATIN LAR INJECTIONIn Acromegaly
- Carcinoid tumours
- Bleeding esophageal varices
-Acromegaly is a condition that is caused by overproduction of growth hormone from the pituitary gland. Sandostatin LAR 20mg Injection helps to reduce the increased levels of growth hormone, restores them to normal and therefore prevents complication of acromegaly such as diabetes or heart diseases. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.In Carcinoid tumours
-Carcinoid tumors are slow growing abnormal masses that occur in several parts of the body, chiefly, intestine, pancreas, colon, rectum, lungs etc. These tumors occur due to over secretion of certain hormones in our body. Sandostatin LAR 20mg Injection helps reduce these hormone levels to normal range and prevents further complications. Follow your doctor's instructions to get maximum benefit.In Bleeding esophageal varices
-Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. Sandostatin LAR 20mg Injection helps prevent abnormal growth of tissues that may cause these blockages and also helps control bleeding in such cases.