Category: Acromegaly

Pegvisomant Overview

Pegvisomant (trade name Somavert) is a growth hormone receptor antagonist used in the treatment of acromegaly.[1] It is primarily used if the pituitary gland tumor causing the acromegaly cannot be controlled with surgery or radiation, and the use of somatostatin analogues is unsuccessful, but is also effective as a monotherapy.[2] It is delivered as a powder that is mixed with water and injected under the skin.[3] Contents 1 Discovery 2 Struct...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 10mg/vial, 15mg/vial, 20mg/vial, 25mg/vial, 30mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg
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