Somatuline Depot

Active Ingredient(s): Lanreotide
FDA Approved: * August 30, 2007
Pharm Company: * IPSEN PHARMA
Category: Acromegaly

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



Somatuline Depot Overview

Lanreotide (INN) is a medication used in the management of acromegaly and symptoms caused by neuroendocrine tumors, most notably carcinoid syndrome. It is a long-acting analogue of somatostatin, like octreotide. Its sequence is H-D-2Nal-Cys(1)-Tyr-D-Trp-Lys-Val-Cys(1)-Thr-NH2. Lanreotide (as lanreotide acetate) is manufactured by Ipsen, and marketed under the trade name Somatuline. It is available in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, and was approved for s...

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Why is there a problem of supply in the UK of the once monthly dose of somatuline depot.. With a diagnosis of Acromegaly,--- Currently my sister is receiving it every two weeks because the monthly dosage is not available. It is very inconvenient this way and means nausea and side effects every two weeks instead of once a month.

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Somatuline Depot Side affects

Within hours of first injection had a feeling of weakness and some stomach cramps. Next day, severe stomach cramps, large amount of gas and very loose stools. Now at day 4 and continue with some stomach cramps and gas and loose stools, Developed a low level headache since day 2, Advil helps. ## It's been 8 days since my first injection of Somatuline Depot. Stomach cramps are largely abated, continue to have loose stools. I am not comfortable being too far from a toilet, sudden loose bowel discharge continues to be a problem. a few times I have not been able to get to a toilet in time. Have lost approximately 5 lbs (245 to 240) so not all is bad. Beginning to wonder if side affects are worth the results, ## Somatuline Depot contains the active ingredient Lanreotide, it is most common...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lanreotide
  • Injection: 120mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Solution: 120mg/0.5ml (120mg/0.5ml), 60mg/0.2ml (60mg/0.2ml), 90mg/0.3ml (90mg/0.3ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Somatuline Depot: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 15054-0060 Somatuline Depot 60 mg/.2ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-0090 Somatuline Depot 90 mg/.3ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-0120 Somatuline Depot 120 mg/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-1060 Somatuline Depot 60 mg/.2ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-1090 Somatuline Depot 90 mg/.3ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-1120 Somatuline Depot 120 mg/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Lanreotide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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