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Somatostatin

Information

Uses

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

How it 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

Acute toxicity, Nausea, Rash, Stomach upset

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