REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, vol.68, no.4, pp.514-518, 2022 (SCI-Expanded)
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REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA
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Octreotide, Lanreotide, Injection site reaction, Drug-related side effects and adverse reactions, LANREOTIDE AUTOGEL, ACROMEGALIC PATIENTS, OCTREOTIDE-LAR, THERAPY, PATIENT, TOLERABILITY, FORMULATION, MANAGEMENT, CROSSOVER, EFFICACY
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OBJECTIVE: Long-acting depot formulations of somatostatin analogs, i.e., octreotide and lanreotide, are the first-line medical therapies for patients with acromegaly to whom surgery/radiotherapy cannot be performed or who have inadequate response. In this study,we aimed to evaluate the short-term local and systemic adverse reactions developed after the somatostatin analogs injections in the patients with acromegaly, in order to compare the side effects of somatostatin analogs injections.