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Somatostatin analogues

Somatostatin analogues stop your body from making too many hormones. They can reduce the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome and may slow down the growth of a neuroendocrine tumour (NET).

What are somatostatin analogues?

Find out what somatostatin analogues are and how you have them.

Octreotide (Sandostatin)

Octreotide is a somatostatin analogue. You might have it as a treatment for carcinoid syndrome. Find out about how you have it, possible side effects and important information.

Lanreotide (Somatuline)

Lanreotide is a somatostatin analogue. You might have it as a treatment for carcinoid syndrome. Find out about how you have it, possible side effects and important information.

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