Review: could Sandostatin Lar cause High Blood Pressure?


High blood pressure is found among people who take Sandostatin Lar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Sandostatin, and have Carcinoid tumour . We study 11,048 people who have side effects while taking Sandostatin lar from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,778 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Sandostatin Lar

Sandostatin lar has active ingredients of octreotide acetate. It is often used in acromegaly. (latest outcomes from Sandostatin lar 15,850 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 492,328 High blood pressure patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

11,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin Lar.
Among them, 1,778 people (16.09%) have High Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin lar cause High blood pressure?

Time on Sandostatin Lar when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 10.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.04 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Sandostatin Lar *:

  • female: 58.32 %
  • male: 41.68 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Sandostatin Lar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 0.98 %
  • 40-49: 16.46 %
  • 50-59: 21.13 %
  • 60+: 59.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Carcinoid Tumour (369 people, 20.75%)
  • Acromegaly (367 people, 20.64%)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumour (307 people, 17.27%)
  • Metastatic Carcinoid Tumour (138 people, 7.76%)
  • Carcinoid Syndrome (98 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sandostatin (180 people, 10.12%)
  • Synthroid (126 people, 7.09%)
  • Norvasc (99 people, 5.57%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (72 people, 4.05%)
  • Sandostatin Lar Depot (64 people, 3.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (725 people, 40.78%)
  • Fatigue (534 people, 30.03%)
  • Nausea (462 people, 25.98%)
  • Abdominal Pain (390 people, 21.93%)
  • Pain (348 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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