Advertisement

How soon after receiving Somatuline Depot will my symptoms improve?

Most people reach therapeutic levels of Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) in their bloodstream by 24 hours after their first injection. The long-term symptoms of acromegaly, such as enlarged features, usually start to improve after you start receiving Somatuline Depot. Over time, your enlarged features will slowly return to normal. If you have diabetes, your blood sugar will probably gradually improve.

Continue Learning about Endocrine-Metabolic Agent

Does ospemifene interact with any other medications?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking bazedoxifene, fluconazole, raloxifene, toremifene, or an estrogen drug, ospemifene...
More Answers
Does ospemifene have any side effects?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Side effects may include hot flashes, vaginal discharge, muscle spasms, and excessive sweating.  Os...
More Answers
How is glucagon related to type 1 diabetes?
Sigma NursingSigma Nursing
Glucagon is a hormone produced by the pancreas. This hormone elevates blood glucose levels-so it can...
More Answers
Who should avoid taking oral bisphosphonates?
David Slovik, MDDavid Slovik, MD
While bisphosphonates are quite effective in preventing fractures, the oral forms may not be the...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.