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:
|Gender||Age||Reason for the drug|
Drugs to compare:
|Somatuline Depot||lanreotide acetate||Beaufour Ipsen|
|Sandostatin Lar||octreotide acetate||Novartis|
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)
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)|
|Blood Pressure Decreased|
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Somatuline Depot for Acromegaly reported by 5 people (updated 5 days ago)
- Sandostatin Lar for Acromegaly reported by 4 people (updated 3 weeks ago)
- Acromegaly (2 drugs in 9 reports) (updated 11 months ago)
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:
- Somatuline depot alternatives:
- Sandostatin lar alternatives:
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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