Somatostatin analogues are used to treat acromegaly, carcinoid tumors, and Cushing's syndrome. They work by lowering levels of certain hormones in the body such as cortisol, growth hormone, and pancreatic hormones.

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Somatostatin Analogues
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Prices for Popular Somatostatin Analogues

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Sandostatin
(octreotide)
598
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OCTREOTIDE is used to reduce blood levels of growth hormone in patients with a condition called acromegaly. This medicine also reduces flushing and watery diarrhea caused by certain types of cancer.
Sandostatin Lar Depot
3,550
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OCTREOTIDE is used to reduce blood levels of growth hormone in patients with a condition called acromegaly. This medicine also reduces flushing and watery diarrhea caused by certain types of cancer.
Somatuline Depot
5,354
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LANREOTIDE is used to reduce blood levels of growth hormone in patients with a condition called acromegaly. It also works to slow or stop tumor growth in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET).
Signifor
12,073
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PASIREOTIDE is used to reduce blood levels of cortisol in patients with a condition called Cushing's disease. It is used when surgery is not an option or has not worked well enough.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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