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Octreotide

Synonym(s): Sandostatin*

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Octreotide.

Class of drug

  • A long-acting analog of the hypothalamic hormone somatostatin.

Description

Chemical name

  • D-Phenylalanyl-L-cysteinyl-L-phenylalanyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-N-[2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl]-L-cysteinamide cyclic (2->7)-disulfide.

Molecular formula

  • C49H66N10O10S2.

Molecular weight

  • 1019.26.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. 

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