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A patient is about to receive a dose of octreotide (Sandostatin). The nurse will assess for which contraindications or cautions? (Select all that apply.)


▸ Carcinoid crisis

▸ Diarrhea

▸ Type 1 diabetes mellitus

▸ Gallbladder disease

▸ Chronic renal failure

▸ Esophageal varices
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Octreotide is used with caution in patients with diabetes (type 1 or 2), gallbladder impairment, or renal impairment. Carcinoid crisis, which may be associated with severe diarrhea and flushing, is an indication for octreotide; esophageal varices are also an indication.
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