Octreotide Acetate (preservative Free)

Active Ingredient(s): Octreotide Acetate
FDA Approved: * March 28, 2005
Pharm Company: * BEDFORD
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Octreotide Acetate (preservative Free) Overview

Octreotide, sold under the brand name Sandostatin (marketed by Novartis) among others, is an octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than the natural hormone. It was first synthesized in 1979 by the chemist Wilfried Bauer, and binds predominantly to the somatostatin receptors SSTR2 and SSTR5.[3] It was approved for use in the United States in 1988.[2][1...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Octreotide Acetate
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 20mg
  • Injection: 0.05mg/ml, 0.1mg/ml, 0.2mg/ml, 0.5mg/ml, 1000mcg/ml, 100mcg/ml, 10mg, 1mg/ml, 200mcg/ml, 20mg, 30mg, 500mcg/ml, 50mcg/ml
  • Solution: 2.5mg/ml (2.5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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