Effect of chronic octreotide treatment on intestinal absorption in patients with acromegaly

Abstract

The adverse gastrointestinal effects of octreotide, a synthetic analog of somatostatin, have not been fully elucidated. Low-dose octreotide frequently causes adverse gastrointestinal symptoms in normal individuals. We investigated the adverse gastrointestinal effects of high-dose octreotide, which is required for the normalization of growth hormone… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01307549

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