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 (trade name Sandostatin, 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. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Tumors 1.2 Bleeding esophageal varices 1.3 Radiolabelling 1.4 Acromegaly 1.5 Gastrointestinal fistulae 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Overdose 5 Interactions 6 Pharm...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Octreotide Acetate
  • 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
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