Sandostatin – A Second Line Hormone Therapy (Part 4 of a Series of Posts on Second Line Hormone Therapy)

Somastatin is a naturally occurring hormone that affects the levels of other hormone production in the body. Its most common drug use today is to treat giantism and acromegaley, a disease characterized by an over abundance of growth hormones. There is laboratory evidence that somastatin analogs such as octreotide acetate (Sandostatin/Sandoz) can affect the growth [...]