Sandostatin can be classified as somatostatin agent which works by reducing the number of blood vessels of certain hormones and chemical transmitters which may result in symptoms of a disease. Sandostatin is used to treat severe flushing or diarrhea caused by certain types of cancer. It can also be used in certain patients to treat acromegaly.
Drug Name: Sandostatin lar depot
Generic name: Octreotide acetate