Octreotide Acetate Vial 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
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Gas
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bowel Movements Containing Much Fat
  • Gallstones
  • Hypothyroidism

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Stool Color
  • Depression
  • Dizzy
  • Feeling Weak
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Ineffective Painful Straining Of Stool Or Urine
  • Itching
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clot Of A Vein Of The Retina
  • Brain Disease Or Injury Causing Inability To Communicate
  • Cellulitis
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Attack
  • Hemiparesis
  • Hemorrhage Within The Skull
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Pressure Of Pulmonary Circulation
  • Infarct Of Pituitary Gland
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Problems
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Paranoia
  • Seizures
  • Stomach Or Intestine Blockage
  • Suicidal
  • Visual Field Defect

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Arthritis
  • Bell's Palsy Paralysis Of One Side Of The Face
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Bloody Urine
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Joint Pain
  • Migraine Headache
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Occasional Numbness, Prickling, Or Tingling Of Fingers And Toes
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Visible Water Retention

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