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
      2 variant(s)

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