Somatuline Depot Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- What are the possible side effects of lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- What is the most important information I should know about lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- How should I use lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Somatuline Depot)?
- What happens if I overdose (Somatuline Depot)?
- What should I avoid while using lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- What other drugs will affect lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Somatuline Depot)?
Lanreotide is usually given every 4 weeks for 3 months at a time. Contact your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your lanreotide injection.
What happens if I overdose (Somatuline Depot)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
An overdose of lanreotide is not expected to produce life-threatening side effects.
What should I avoid while using lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using lanreotide.
What other drugs will affect lanreotide (Somatuline Depot)?
Before using lanreotide, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf);
- bromocriptine (Parlodel);
- diabetes medication such as insulin, glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase), tolbutamide (Orinase), metformin (Glucophage), pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), and others; or
- a beta-blocker such as acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol (Tenormin), betaxolol (Kerlone), bisoprolol (Zebeta), carteolol (Cartrol), carvedilol (Coreg), esmolol (Brevibloc), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), nadolol (Corgard), penbutolol (Levatol), pindolol (Visken), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), or timolol (Blocadren).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with lanreotide. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about lanreotide.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Somatuline Depot Information
- Somatuline Depot Drug Interactions Center: lanreotide subq
- Somatuline Depot Side Effects Center
- Somatuline Depot FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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