What type of drug is lanreotide?

Asked By: Devonte Carroll
Date created: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 4:00 AM
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Lanreotide injection is in a class of medications called somatostatin agonists. It works by decreasing the amounts of certain natural substances produced by the body.
Answered By: Ewell Crist
Date created: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 6:03 AM

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Generic name: Lanreotide Trade name: Somatuline® Depot Injection. Drug Type: Lanreotide is a somatostatin analog. (For more detail, see "How Lanreotide Works" section below). What Lanreotide Is Used For: The long-term treatment of acromegalic patients who have had an inadequate response to or cannot be treated with surgery and/or radiotherapy
Answered By: Samara Barton
Date created: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 12:52 PM
Lanreotide. Generic name: lanreotide (lan REE oh tide) Brand name: Somatuline Depot. Dosage forms: subcutaneous solution (120 mg/0.5 mL; 60 mg/0.2 mL; 90 mg/0.3 mL) Drug class: Somatostatin and somatostatin analogs. Medically reviewed by Drugs.com on Jan 25, 2021. Written by Cerner Multum. Uses. Warnings.
Answered By: Timmothy Koss
Date created: Thu, Mar 18, 2021 9:38 AM
Use in Cancer. Lanreotide acetate is approved to treat: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. It is used in some adults whose tumors cannot be removed by surgery, are locally advanced, or have metastasized (spread to other parts of the body). Carcinoid syndrome in adults.
Answered By: Rebeca Block
Date created: Sat, Mar 20, 2021 1:24 AM
Lanreotide (Somatuline) Lanreotide (also known as Somatuline) is a man made (synthetic) version of the natural hormone somatostatin. You might have it as a treatment: for carcinoid syndrome. to control the growth of some advanced neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) of the intestine and pancreas when surgery is not possible.
Answered By: Stan Braun
Date created: Sat, Mar 20, 2021 7:07 PM
Lanreotide injection is in a class of medications called somatostatin agonists. It works by decreasing the amounts of certain natural substances produced by the body. How should this medicine be used?
Answered By: Danyka Bergstrom
Date created: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 5:49 AM
Lanreotide 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.
Answered By: Vinnie Lynch
Date created: Wed, Mar 24, 2021 9:53 AM
Lanreotide is used to treat acromegaly. It is used to treat a certain type of cancer called neuroendocrine tumor from the gastrointestinal tract or the pancreas (GEP-NETs). Lanreotide is also used to treat carcinoid syndrome. Before taking lanreotide, tell your doctor:
Answered By: Pietro Pfannerstill
Date created: Fri, Mar 26, 2021 4:13 AM
Lanreotide is a synthetic octapeptide analogue of somatostatin, an endogenous peptide present in several areas of the central nervous system and GI tract. 1. It has inhibitory effects on different cell types and on endocrine, neuroendocrine, and exocrine mec hanisms. 1. It has high affinity for Type 2 and Type 5 somatostatin receptors (found
Answered By: Madge Rolfson
Date created: Sun, Mar 28, 2021 12:58 AM
Lanreotide is a synthetic octapeptide analogue of natural somatostatin which is a peptide inhibitor of multiple endocrine, neuroendocrine, and exocrine mechanisms.
Answered By: Stuart Barrows
Date created: Sun, Mar 28, 2021 8:33 PM
Somatuline Depot is FDA-approved to treat adults with carcinoid syndrome; when used, it reduces the frequency of short-acting somatostatin analog rescue therapy. The most common adverse reactions occurring in the carcinoid syndrome trial were generally similar to those in the GEP-NET trial.
Answered By: Alayna Schinner
Date created: Tue, Mar 30, 2021 9:10 PM
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