Who should not take Octreotide Acetate Oral?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • diabetes
  • low blood sugar
  • inadequate vitamin B12
  • slow heartbeat
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • hardening of the liver
  • gallstones
  • disease of the gallbladder
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
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