What are the side effects of Sandostatin?

15% of carcinoid patients cannot tolerate Sandostatin and it will not help them. There are additional medicines available which sometimes can make the Sandostatin tolerable or work. However, in some cases it must be abandoned and other forms of treatment should be tried. Somatuline Depot (lanreotide), a somatostatin analogue, by Tercica has been available in the United States since 2009.

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