Somavert

Active Ingredient(s): Pegvisomant
FDA Approved: * March 25, 2003
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Acromegaly

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



Somavert 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 Stru...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pegvisomant
  • Injection: 10mg/vial, 15mg/vial, 20mg/vial, 25mg/vial, 30mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Somavert: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-5176 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5178 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5180 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5199 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-5200 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-7166 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company LLC
  • 0009-7168 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company LLC
  • 0009-7188 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company LLC
  • 0009-7199 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company LLC
  • 0009-7200 Somavert Kit by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company LLC

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






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