Dr. Thomas O’Dorisio’s Octreotide Protocol for Surgery

If General Anesthesia is used, give the patient s.q Sandostatin (octreotide) 200 ugms followed immediately with an IV Sandostatin drip at 75 ugms per hour. Run the i.v pre-peri and for six hours after Surgery.

If local or regional block anesthesia is used, Sandostatin i.v 200 ugm bolus should be on-call for any drop of Blood pressure. This can be repeated every two or three hours.
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Tom O’Dorisio