Octreotide/Somatostatin analogues

Synthetic somatostatin derivative that inhibits many hormones produced naturally and in excess by different neuroendocrine tumors (serotonin, growth hormone, gastrin, VIP, glucagon, secretin, insulin, cholecystokinin and others). Examples of octreotide and other somatostatin analogues are  Sandostatin s.c. ®, and Sandostatin LAR® manufactured by Novartis), lanreotide – trade name – Somatuline, ® Autogel®, manufactured by Ipsen, vapreotide – trade name – Sanvar(R) manufactured by H3 Pharma.

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