Octreotide

Key points  

  • We recommend to consult your poison centre with the use of this antidote.
  • Octreotide acts by inhibiting the release of insulin from the pancreas. It is ineffective if the etiology of the hypoglycemia differs from this mechanism.
  • Hypoglycemia can occur up to 12 hours after ingestion of glyburide.

Last updated: 14-05-2018