Sandostatin

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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
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#7 in Sandostatin discussions - 26 posts discuss Hair Loss with Sandostatin. Hair Loss is #7 concern in Sandostatin discussions.

Does Sandostatin cause Hair Loss?

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some hairloss prior to starting Sandostatin, but taking the...
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" 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... "

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Octreotide(Sandostatin) & I had quite heavy hair loss. Then...
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" ...offer my response. I used to be on Octreotide(Sandostatin) & I had quite heavy hair loss. Then I changed to Lanreotide & don't suffer from hair loss anymore. Also my consultant once... "

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ymptoms such as diarrhea, stomach pain, bloating,...
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" 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... "

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ntestines. I take Sandostatin also with rescue shots a...
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" ...it tastes horrible. I take Diflucan because my tongue feels ...when I had my operation. My hair is falling out from poor nutrition so I'm ...in the small intestines. I take Sandostatin also with rescue... "

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One of the side effects of octreotide treatment is hair loss...
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" ...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... "

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as anyone experienced hair loss while on Sandostatin L...
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" 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... "

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said they have know someone loosing hair from the birth...
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" ...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... "

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and my levels continued to be elevated / and now somavert...
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" ...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... "

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s been on the Sandostatin shots, I would say that's probab...
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" ...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...
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" ...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... "

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