Somatuline Depot is a man-made protein that lowers many substances in the body such as insulin and glucagon, which involved in regulating blood sugar, growth hormone and chemicals that affect digestion. Somatuline Depot is similar to a hormone in the body called somatostatin. The drug is injected deep under the skin of the upper outer area of a patient's buttock.
Drug Name: Somatuline depot
Generic name: Lanreotide acetate