Somavert

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    Brand Name:Somavert
    Generic:Pegvisomant
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2003-03-25 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc.
This drug is available in the following forms:
Injectables
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2003/21106_somavert_lbl.pdf

About Somavert

Somavert is a medicine given by injection to treat acromegaly. Acromegaly is a disease caused by the body making too much growth hormone.

Side Effects of Somavert

The most common side effects with Somavert are pain, infection, reaction at the site of injection, flu symptoms, nausea, and diarrhea.

Some patients who have used Somavert have developed liver problems. Your doctor may do blood tests before treatment with Somavert to check that your liver is working correctly.

Who Should Not Take Somavert

You should not use Somavert if you are allergic to Somavert or any of its ingredients.

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Recent Forum Posts on Somavert

Acromegaly

My husband is taking Somavert. He has been doing great. So far it is working on the contol Acromegaly. We are so thankful for this drug. Nothing else worked on him. He was in the study program before it was approved by the FDA.


Information

I am interested in Somavert 10mg. I have a relative that suffers from acromegalia. I need to know the cost of this drug for the treatment. Also i would need you to send me the requirements to buy it.
Thank you so much!!!!


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