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Price of Octreotide
Octreotide acet 50 mcg/ml vial
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Octreotide volume of distribution
* 13.6 L [healthy volunteers] ;
* 220.127.116.11 L [patients with acromegaly]
What is Octreotide
Octreotide is the acetate salt of a cyclic octapeptide. It is a long-acting octapeptide with pharmacologic properties mimicking those of the natural hormone somatostatin.
Octreotide mechanism of action
Octreotide binds to somatostatin receptors. These receptors are coupled via pertussis toxin sensitive G proteins which lead to inhibition of adenylyl cyclase. Octreotide binding to these receptors also stimulates phosphotyrosine phosphatase and activation of the Na(+)/H(+) exchanger via pertussis toxin insensitive G proteins.
Dosage forms of Octreotide
|Injection||intravenous; subcutaneous||100 ug/mL|
|Injection||intravenous; subcutaneous||1000 ug/mL|
|Injection||intravenous; subcutaneous||200 ug/mL|
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Humans and other mammals
Indication of Octreotide
For treatment of acromegaly and reduction of side effects from cancer chemotherapy
Toxicity of Octreotide
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