Octreotide 100 mcg: An inhibitor of growth hormoneCreated 1 month ago by marykudro
Octreotide is the acetate salt of a cyclic octapeptide. It is sold under the brand name of Sandostatin (Novartis). Octreotide is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than the natural hormone. It comes in the strength of 100 mcg as single-use vials. The active ingredient in Octreotide 100 mcg is Octreotide acetate with inactive ingredients such as D, L-lactic, and glycolic acids copolymer and mannitol. It is administered subcutaneously. The dosage of this medicine should be according to the professional’s prescription.