Tag Octreotide
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Octreotide

Long-acting synthetic octapeptide analogue of somatostatin useful in the control of sulfonylurea-induced hypoglycaemia (BSL <4 mol/L) either from overdose or an iatrogenic source. It is also useful in hypoglycaemia induced from Quinine.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Octreotide

Octreotide: somatostatin analogue; reduces portal hypertension; antidote to sulfonylureas; reduces GI secretions