Somatostatin

Information about Somatostatin

Somatostatin uses

Somatostatin is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices and acromegaly.

How somatostatin works

Somatostatin works by blocking the action of growth hormone. It also decreases bleeding from food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

Common side effects of somatostatin

Acute toxicity, Nausea, Rash, Stomach upset.

Available Medicine for Somatostatin

  • ₹3200
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹13809 to ₹13867
    Pfizer Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹343 to ₹2629
    Serum Institute Of India Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹7838 to ₹15675
    Eli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹495 to ₹1895
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹1698
    Excella Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹500 to ₹965
    Biocon
    2 variant(s)

Content on this page was last updated on 10 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)