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Octreotide is not useful for? (AIIMS May 2011)



A Insulinoma
B Glucagonoma

C Carcinoid tumor
D Glioma

Ans. D

Glioma

Octreotide is an octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than the natural hormone.

Uses of Octreotide:


1). Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 2456)

2). Acromegaly (Ref. Hari -18th ed., Pg 2895)

3). Carcinoid syndrome, (Ref. Hari -18th ed., Pg 316)

4). Diarrhea, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 709)

5). Dumping syndrome, (Ref. Hari -18th ed., Pg 2454)

6). Glucagonoma, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 3067)

7). Hepatorenal syndrome, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 2601)

8). Insulinoma, (Ref. Hari -18th ed., Pg 3066)

9). Intestinal obstruction, (Ref. Hari -18th ed., Pg 2531)

10). Metastatic neuroendocrine tumors, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 2357)

11). Nausea and vomiting, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 304)

12). Oncogenic osteomalacia, (Ref. Hari-18th edi, Pg 830)

13). Orthostatic hypotension, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 344)

14). Pancreatitis, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 2624)

15). Thymoma, (Ref. Hari -18th ed., c-20-1)

16). TSH-secreting adenomas, (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg. 2933)

17). Variceal bleeding, (Ref. Hari- 18th ed., Pg 2599)

18). VIPoma, (Ref. Hari- 18th ed., Pg 3068)

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