Sandostatin lar and Injection site pruritus - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Injection site pruritus is found among people who take Sandostatin lar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Sandostatin lar and have Injection site pruritus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,332 people who have side effects when taking Sandostatin lar from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Jun, 14, 2022

32,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin lar.
Among them, 96 people (0.3%) have Injection site pruritus.


What is Sandostatin lar?

Sandostatin lar has active ingredients of octreotide acetate. It is often used in acromegaly. eHealthMe is studying from 32,393 Sandostatin lar users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Injection site pruritus?

Injection site pruritus (severe itching at injection site) is found to be associated with 1,399 drugs and 938 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Sandostatin lar and Injection site pruritus reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin lar cause Injection site pruritus?

Time on Sandostatin lar when people have Injection site pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 57.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Injection site pruritus when taking Sandostatin lar *:

  • female: 88.42 %
  • male: 11.58 %

Age of people who have Injection site pruritus when taking Sandostatin lar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 15.38 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 12.09 %
  • 60+: 48.35 %

Common drugs people take besides Sandostatin lar *:

  1. Sandostatin: 31 people, 32.29%
  2. Afinitor: 22 people, 22.92%
  3. Synthroid: 22 people, 22.92%
  4. Cortef: 13 people, 13.54%
  5. Sertraline: 9 people, 9.38%
  6. Elavil: 9 people, 9.38%
  7. Fish Oil: 9 people, 9.38%
  8. Aimovig: 8 people, 8.33%
  9. Dilantin: 5 people, 5.21%
  10. Flovent: 5 people, 5.21%

Common side effects people have besides Injection site pruritus *:

  1. Diarrhea: 60 people, 62.50%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 53 people, 55.21%
  3. Injection Site Pain: 49 people, 51.04%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 48 people, 50.00%
  5. Pain: 47 people, 48.96%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 47 people, 48.96%
  7. Cough: 45 people, 46.88%
  8. Rashes (redness): 45 people, 46.88%
  9. Abdominal Pain Upper: 44 people, 45.83%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 42 people, 43.75%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 26 people, 27.08%
  2. Carcinoid Tumor: 20 people, 20.83%
  3. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: 11 people, 11.46%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 11 people, 11.46%
  5. Migraine (headache): 10 people, 10.42%
  6. Uterine Fibroids (benign growths of the muscle inside the uterus): 9 people, 9.38%
  7. Drowsiness: 6 people, 6.25%
  8. Pain: 6 people, 6.25%
  9. Pituitary Tumor Benign: 5 people, 5.21%
  10. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body): 5 people, 5.21%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Sandostatin lar and have Injection site pruritus?

Check whether Injection site pruritus is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on octreotide acetate (the active ingredients of Sandostatin lar) and Sandostatin lar (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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