Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) Injection 60, 90 and 120 mg is a prolonged-release formulation for deep subcutaneous injection containing the drug substance lanreotide acetate, a synthetic octapeptide with a biological activity similar to naturally occurring somatostatin, and water for injection.
Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) is available as sterile, ready-to-use, pre-filled syringes containing lanreotide supersaturated bulk solution of 24.6% w/w lanreotide base.
|Each syringe contains:||Somatuline Depot 60 mg||Somatuline Depot 90 mg||Somatuline Depot 120 mg|
|Lanreotide acetate||79.8 mg||116.4 mg||155.5 mg|
|Water for injection||186.2 mg||271.6 mg||363 mg|
Lanreotide acetate is a synthetic cyclical octapeptide analog of the natural hormone, somatostatin. Lanreotide acetate is chemically known as [cyclo S-S]-3-(2-naphthyl)-D-alanylL-cysteinyl-L-tyrosyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-valyl-L-cysteinyl-L-threoninamide, acetate salt. Its molecular weight is 1096.34 (base) and its amino acid sequence is:
For appearance of the formulation, see Dosage Forms and Strengths.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/29/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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