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octreotide depot suspension - injection, Sandostatin LAR (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood glucose tests, thyroid function tests, hormone levels, vitamin B12 levels) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.

STORAGE: Store this medication in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Take the medication out of the refrigerator 30 to 60 minutes before mixing. Protect from light.Once mixed, use the medication immediately. Discard any unused portion of the vial.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.


Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010



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