Drug: Somatuline Depot (lanreotide)
Approval Date: August 30, 2007
Scoop: Somatuline Depot is indicated for the long-term treatment of acromegaly in patients who have had an inadequate response to surgery and/or radiotherapy, or for whom those treatments are not an option. Acromegaly occurs when the pitutary gland produces excess growth hormone. The drug is available in a pre-filled syringe.