Sandostatin LAR Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Disorder Of The Digestive System
  • Gas
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Loose Stools
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • Bowel Movements Containing Much Fat
  • Gallstones

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • An Abnormal Stool Color
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Ineffective Painful Straining Of Stool Or Urine
  • Itching
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blood Clot
  • A Blood Clot In A Retinal Vein
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Anemia
  • Aphasia, A Loss Of The Ability To Speak And Understand Language
  • Appendicitis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bleeding Within The Skull
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Blockage Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Cellulitis
  • Changes In The Visual Field
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hemiparesis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Inadequate Vitamin B12
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Problems
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Paranoia
  • Pituitary Gland Infarction
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal Behavior

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Arthritis
  • Bell's Palsy Paralysis Of One Side Of The Face
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Bloody Urine
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Joint Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon, A Condition Where Blood Vessels Constrict Too Much With Coldness Or Stress
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On Skin
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Visible Water Retention

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