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Somatuline Depot and hair changes

Does anybody be who gets Somatuline Depot injections have problems with hair structure changes? ## Hello, Malvina! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem you're experiencing with your hair. Yes, thinning hair, or other changes to your hair are listed as possible side effects of Somatuline, along with nausea, diarrhea, blurry vision, and dizziness. Sometimes it is caused from the medication affecting your Thyroid, so you should make sure to inform your doctor, as they may need to order blood tests. Ref: Somatuline Information How long have you been on it? Are you on any other medications?

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Somatuline Depot Dosing Schedule

Why is there a problem of supply in the UK of the once monthly dose of Somatuline Depot? With a diagnosis of Acromegaly, currently my sister is receiving it every two weeks because the monthly dosage is not available. It is very inconvenient this way and means nausea and side effects every two weeks instead of once a month.

Somatuline Depot Side effects

Within hours of first injection had a feeling of weakness and some stomach cramps. Next day, severe stomach cramps, large amount of gas and very loose stools. Now at day 4 and continue with some stomach cramps and gas and loose stools, Developed a low level headache since day 2, Advil helps. ## It's been 8 days since my first injection of Somatuline Depot. Stomach cramps are largely abated, continue to have loose stools. I am not comfortable being too far from a toilet, sudden loose bowel discharge continues to be a problem. a few times I have not been able to get to a toilet in time. Have lost approximately 5 lbs (245 to 240) so not all is bad. Beginning to wonder if side affects are worth the results. ## Somatuline Depot contains the active ingredient Lanreotide, it is most common...

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