How Can SOMATULINE® DEPOT(lanreotide) Injection 120 mg Help?

Slow the Growth or Spread of GEP-NETs

If you have gastrointestinal or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), SOMATULINE DEPOT may significantly delay the growth or spread of the disease. The majority of patients on SOMATULINE DEPOT did not yet experience disease progression during the 22-month study, while half of patients on placebo had disease progression by 16.6 months.

Compared with placebo, SOMATULINE DEPOT lowered the chance of neuroendocrine cancer spreading or growing by 53%.

SOMATULINE DEPOT Is the First Prescription Medicine...

Approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat GEP-NETs by slowing down disease progression in either gastrointestinal or pancreatic NETs that have spread or cannot be removed by surgery.

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What should I tell my healthcare professional before receiving SOMATULINE DEPOT?

  • Tell your healthcare professional if you have diabetes or gallbladder, thyroid, heart, kidney, or liver problems.
  • Tell your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant as SOMATULINE DEPOT may harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare professional if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare professional should decide if you will take SOMATULINE DEPOT or breastfeed. You should not do both.
  • Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. SOMATULINE DEPOT and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects. SOMATULINE DEPOT may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how SOMATULINE DEPOT works.
  • Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take insulin or other diabetes medicines, a cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, or Sandimmune), a medicine called bromocriptine (Parlodel, Cycloset), or medicines that lower your heart rate, such as beta blockers.

To learn more, please see additional Important Safety Information throughout this website or go to this icon located at the top of the page.

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What Are the Benefits of SOMATULINE® DEPOT (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg?

Proven to Delay the Growth or Spread of GEP-NETs

SOMATULINE DEPOT was compared with placebo in a 22-month study to determine whether treatment with SOMATULINE DEPOT delayed the growth or spread of gastrointestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). At the end of the study, treatment with SOMATULINE DEPOT significantly extended the time it took for the cancer to grow or spread compared with placebo. In fact, treatment with SOMATULINE DEPOT reduced the risk for the cancer to grow or spread by 53%.

SOMATULINE DEPOT Is The First Prescription Medicine...

Approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat GEP-NETs by slowing down disease progression in either gastrointestinal or pancreatic NETs that have spread or cannot be removed by surgery.

The majority of patients on SOMATULINE DEPOT did not yet experience disease progression during the 22-month study, while half of patients on placebo had disease progression by 16.6 months.

SELECT IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not take SOMATULINE DEPOT?

Do not take SOMATULINE DEPOT if you are allergic to lanreotide.

To learn more, please see additional Important Safety Information throughout this website or go to this icon located at the top of the page.

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What Should I Tell My Doctor Before Receiving SOMATULINE® DEPOT(lanreotide) Injection 120 mg?

Take an Active Role in Your Treatment

If your doctor has determined that you have GEP-NETS and are ready for treatment, it’s important to tell him/her your medical history, including any prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines you currently take.

Before you receive SOMATULINE DEPOT, tell your doctor:

  • If you have diabetes or gallbladder, thyroid, heart, kidney, or liver problems.
  • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant as SOMATULINE DEPOT may harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare professional if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare professional should decide if you will take SOMATULINE DEPOT or breastfeed. You should not do both.
  • About all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. SOMATULINE DEPOT and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects. SOMATULINE DEPOT may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how SOMATULINE DEPOT works.
  • Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take: insulin or other diabetes medicines, a cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, or Sandimmune), a medicine called bromocriptine (Parlodel, Cycloset), or medicines that lower your heart rate such as beta blockers.

Slow the Growth or Spread of GEP-NETs

The majority of patients on SOMATULINE DEPOT did not yet experience disease progression during the 22-month study, while half of patients on placebo had disease progression by 16.6 months.

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What is SOMATULINE® DEPOT (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg?

SOMATULINE DEPOT is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of adult patients with a type of cancer, known as neuroendocrine tumors, from the gastrointestinal tract or the pancreas (GEP-NETs) that has spread or cannot be removed by surgery.

It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT is safe and effective in children.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not take SOMATULINE DEPOT?

Do not take SOMATULINE DEPOT if you are allergic to lanreotide.

What are the possible side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT?

SOMATULINE DEPOT may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Gallstones. Tell your healthcare professional if you get any of these symptoms:
    • sudden pain in your upper right stomach area (abdomen)
    • sudden pain in your right shoulder or between your shoulder blades
    • yellowing of your skin and whites of your eyes
    • fever with chills
    • nausea
  • Changes in your blood sugar (high blood sugar or low blood sugar). If you have diabetes, test your blood sugar as your healthcare professional tells you to. Your healthcare professional may change your dose of diabetes medicine.
  • Slow heart rate
  • High blood pressure

The most common side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT in people with GEP-NETs include stomach area (abdominal) pain, muscle and joint aches, vomiting, headache, and pain, itching, or a lump at the injection site.

The most common side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT in people with GEP-NETs include stomach area (abdominal) pain, muscle and joint aches, vomiting, headache, and pain, itching, or a lump at the injection site.

SOMATULINE DEPOT may cause dizziness. If this happens, do not drive a car or operate machinery.

What should I tell my healthcare professional before receiving SOMATULINE DEPOT?

  • Tell your healthcare professional if you have diabetes or gallbladder, thyroid, heart, kidney, or liver problems.
  • Tell your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant as SOMATULINE DEPOT may harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare professional if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare professional should decide if you will take SOMATULINE DEPOT or breastfeed. You should not do both.
  • Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. SOMATULINE DEPOT and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects. SOMATULINE DEPOT may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how SOMATULINE DEPOT works.
  • Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take insulin or other diabetes medicines, a cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, or Sandimmune), a medicine called bromocriptine (Parlodel, Cycloset), or medicines that lower your heart rate, such as beta blockers.

Tell your healthcare professional if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT. For more information ask your healthcare professional.

You may report side effects to FDA at 1‑800‑FDA‑1088 or Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1‑888‑980‑2889.

Please click here for Patient Information and full Prescribing Information.

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Important Safety Information

What is SOMATULINE® DEPOT (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg?

SOMATULINE DEPOT is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of adult patients with a type of cancer, known as neuroendocrine tumors, from the gastrointestinal tract or the pancreas (GEP-NETs) that has spread or cannot be removed by surgery.

It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT is safe and effective in children.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not take SOMATULINE DEPOT?

Do not take SOMATULINE DEPOT if you are allergic to lanreotide.

What are the possible side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT?

SOMATULINE DEPOT may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Gallstones. Tell your healthcare professional if you get any of these symptoms:
    • sudden pain in your upper right stomach area (abdomen)
    • sudden pain in your right shoulder or between your shoulder blades
    • yellowing of your skin and whites of your eyes
    • fever with chills
    • nausea
  • Changes in your blood sugar (high blood sugar or low blood sugar). If you have diabetes, test your blood sugar as your healthcare professional tells you to. Your healthcare professional may change your dose of diabetes medicine.
  • Slow heart rate
  • High blood pressure

The most common side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT in people with GEP-NETs include stomach area (abdominal) pain, muscle and joint aches, vomiting, headache, and pain, itching, or a lump at the injection site.

The most common side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT in people with GEP-NETs include stomach area (abdominal) pain, muscle and joint aches, vomiting, headache, and pain, itching, or a lump at the injection site.

SOMATULINE DEPOT may cause dizziness. If this happens, do not drive a car or operate machinery.

What should I tell my healthcare professional before receiving SOMATULINE DEPOT?

  • Tell your healthcare professional if you have diabetes or gallbladder, thyroid, heart, kidney, or liver problems.
  • Tell your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant as SOMATULINE DEPOT may harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare professional if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if SOMATULINE DEPOT passes into your breast milk. You and your healthcare professional should decide if you will take SOMATULINE DEPOT or breastfeed. You should not do both.
  • Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. SOMATULINE DEPOT and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects. SOMATULINE DEPOT may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how SOMATULINE DEPOT works.
  • Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take insulin or other diabetes medicines, a cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, or Sandimmune), a medicine called bromocriptine (Parlodel, Cycloset), or medicines that lower your heart rate, such as beta blockers.

Tell your healthcare professional if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of SOMATULINE DEPOT. For more information ask your healthcare professional.

You may report side effects to FDA at 1‑800‑FDA‑1088 or Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1‑888‑980‑2889.

Please click here for Patient Information and full Prescribing Information.