octreotide (generic name)

It is used to reduce blood levels of growth hormone in patients with a condition called acromegaly
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Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F). Protect from light. Allow to come to room temperature naturally. Do not use artificial heat. If protected from light, the injection may be stored at room temperature between 20 and 30 degrees C (70 and 86 degrees F) for 14 days. After the initial use, throw away any unused portion of a multiple dose vial after 14 days. Throw away unused portions of the ampules after use.

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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Last Updated: July 14, 2009
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