Octreotide acetate: Artificial somatostatin
Created 1 month ago by marykudro

Octreotide is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than the natural hormone somatostatin recommended for treating Acromegaly, Carcinoid Tumors, Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Tumors, and many more. Octreotide is the active ingredient, and the inactive ingredients are D, L-lactic, and glycolic acids copolymer and mannitol.

Octreotide acetate injection comes in the strength of 100 mcg. One should take the dosage of this medicine only according to the doctor’s prescription. If the patient experiences any side effects or takes an overdose consult the doctor immediately.