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Somatuline Depot vs Sandostatin Lar for a male patient aged 81

Summary: 314 male patients aged 81 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Somatuline Depot vs Sandostatin Lar for a male aged 81. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Somatuline depot (latest outcomes from 353 users) has active ingredients of lanreotide acetate. It is often used in acromegaly.

Sandostatin lar (latest outcomes from 9,420 users) has active ingredients of octreotide acetate. It is often used in acromegaly.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 314 male patients aged 77 who take the same drugs are studied in Somatuline Depot vs Sandostatin Lar

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male77Acromegaly

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Somatuline Depot lanreotide acetateBeaufour Ipsen
Sandostatin Lar octreotide acetateNovartis

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 77 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Somatuline Depot (Beaufour Ipsen)Sandostatin Lar (Novartis)
NauseaDiarrhoea
Injection Site DiscomfortAsthenia
Injection Site AbscessBlood Pressure Increased
VomitingAbdominal Pain
Injection Site PainDeath
Staphylococcal AbscessFatigue
Renal Failure AcuteWeight Decreased
Hepatitis FulminantLoss Of Consciousness
Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsMalaise
Acute Hepatic FailureDyspnoea

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Somatuline Depot (Beaufour Ipsen)Sandostatin Lar (Novartis)
Death
Surgery
Urinary Incontinence
Secretion Discharge
Weight Increased
Pleural Effusion
Blood Pressure Decreased
Intestinal Obstruction
Diarrhoea
Back Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Somatuline Depot0.000.000.000.000.00
Sandostatin Lar0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Somatuline Depot (lanreotide acetate) is often used to treat acromegaly. Sandostatin Lar (octreotide acetate) is often used to treat acromegaly. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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