Octreotide Pharmacological Effects

Since octreotide resembles somatostatin in physiological activities, it can:
arrest beard of abounding hormones, such as gastrin, cholecystokinin, glucagon, advance hormone, insulin, secretin, pancreatic polypeptide, TSH, and vasoactive abdominal peptide,
abate beard of fluids by the civil and pancreas,
abate gastrointestinal activity and arrest abbreviating of the gallbladder,
arrest the activity of assertive hormones from the antecedent pituitary,
could cause vasoconstriction in the claret vessels, and
abate aperture barge pressures in bleeding varices.
It has aswell been apparent to aftermath analgesic effects, a lot of apparently acting as a fractional agonist at the mu opioid receptor.