Lanreotide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Lanreotide?

(lan REE oh tide)

• This medicine is used to treat acromegaly.

• This medicine is used to treat too much growth hormone release.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have gallbladder disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a slow heartbeat, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Belly pain.

• Gas.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth...

 
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