Generic Content-, Manufactured By: Novartis Pharma Stein AG,Switzerland
Sandostatin is a man-made (synthetic) version of a naturally occurring hormone known as somatostatin
.Sandostatin is used to treat severe diarrhea and other symptoms that occur with certain cancers of the intestine. Sandostatin also reduces the amount of growth hormone in the body, and so it is also used to treatacromegaly
, a condition associated with overgrowth of the hands, feet, and parts of the face. Sandostatin is also used for emergency treatment of particular causes of bleeding in the esophagus and stomach.
Available As: 0.05 Mg, 0.100 Mg, LAR 10 Mg & LAR 20 Mg.