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Octreotide (brand name Sandostatin, Novartis) is an peptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a m...
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Does Sandostatin cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Sandostatin
#7 in Sandostatin discussions - 23 posts discuss Hair Loss with Sandostatin. Hair Loss is #7 concern in Sandostatin discussions.
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some hairloss prior to starting Sandostatin, but taking the...
" Hi, I started on Sandostatin 20mg in 2009, and switched ...with the exception of the hairloss. It took a while, but ...on me. I already had some hairloss prior to starting Sandostatin, but taking the... "

ymptoms such as diarrhea, stomach pain, bloating,...
" Hair Loss Hi Everyone. I've been on 30 mg of Sandostatin for about a year. I've experienced some uncomfortable symptoms such as diarrhea, stomach pain, bloating, and occainsional vomiting. Lately ...been... "

as anyone experienced hair loss while on Sandostatin L...
" Sandostatin side effects Has anyone experienced hair loss while on Sandostatin LAR? I was at 20 ...symptoms, and almost immediately, my hair loss significantly increased. I normally have... "

One of the side effects of octreotide treatment is hair loss...
" ...Yulia, Is your mom receiving Sandostatin injections for symptom control? One of the side effects of octreotide treatment is hair loss. Another thing to consider is ...so many different ways including... "

and my levels continued to be elevated / and now somavert...
" ...which can take 5 years to produce results / Sandostatin - my hair fell out and my levels continued to be elevated / and now somavert which seems to be doing the trick. So... "

said they have know someone loosing hair from the birth...
" ...eyes..at the beginning I had hair falling out..and yes it kind of sets ...members on here have had hair loss from having surgery..also drug yes ...and they said they have know someone loosing hair from the... "

s been on the Sandostatin shots, I would say that's probab...
" ...after my 4th shot of Sandostatin, which I found really distressing, ...rather than stay on the Sandostatin shots. I agree with Jokey, ...If you mum has been on the Sandostatin shots, I would say... "

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and Lomotil. I have rather thin hair anyhow, so out came...
" ...did the FOLFIRI, which is the one with Camptosar (Irinotican or something like ...for me, but they added Sandostatin after a bad bout requiring ...Immodium and Lomotil. I have rather thin hair anyhow, so out... "

hair over first three months. We shaved it, and it...
" Thinning hair over first three months. We shaved it, and it ...moving back to Oxali. If you can control the diarrhea, I think it is ...better than folfox. Ask about sandostatin shots if you do experience... "

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are more likely to lose hair and there's a higher incidence...
" ...Oxaliplatin in FOLFOX, you'll be getting Irinotecan, CPT-11, Camptosar (all refer ...but are more likely to lose hair and there's a higher incidence ...of it, and adding in Sandostatin once a month shots... "

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