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Optimal dosage interval for depot somatostatin analogue therapy in acromegaly requires individual titration.

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BACKGROUND: The recent introduction of the depot somatostatin analogues octreotide LAR and lanreotide represent major advances in the medical treatment of acromegaly. However, it is uncertain whether the recommended dose intervals of 4 weeks and 10-14 days, respectively, are applicable to all patients. AIMS: To determine the optimum intervals between depot injections of either octreotide LAR and lanreotide for the suppression of serum GH and IGF-I in patients with acromegaly. Twenty-seven pat...

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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
53
Issue:
6
Pages:
719-724
Publication date:
2000-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:4672ee54-cc67-4cdd-8e8a-b00ec3aea981
Source identifiers:
138333
Local pid:
pubs:138333

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