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We found 8 questions associated with the 'Acromegaly' topic.

I suffer from acromegaly. my igf1 level has come down to 590ng/ml from 705ng/ml in 6 mths use of?

... CABERGOLINE .50mg weekly.Is this good response/Should i increase the dosage?

Posted 8 Mar 2014 0 answers

I can't find SANDOSTATIN LAR DEPOT locally unless I pay $2,000. Where can I find it & affordable?

sandostatin is a monthly injection to decrease growth hormone in treatment for acromegaly

Posted 1 Nov 2013 1 answer

Are there any support groups or ways to get the cabergoline if you run out and do not have any money

Are there any support groups or ways to get the cabergoline if you have no money to refill your Rx? My husband has Acromegaly (web site: www.AcromegalyCommunity.com ) This is a very rare Disease. He ...

Posted 14 Oct 2011 1 answer

Can Lanreotide cause severe hair loss?

Hello, my daughter was diagnosed with acromegaly 9 mths ago and has been on Lanreotide injections every 28 days. She also has MAS bone disease and diabetes, but my main question at the moment is, can ...

Posted 15 Sep 2011 1 answer

Help!! Androgel results / problems?

I have been using Androgel for about a year or so (due to pituitary issues) This is after having brain surgery and 10 weeks of radiation to my pituitary for a benign pituitary tumor. My question is ...

Posted 24 Aug 2010 1 answer

How rapidly can one expect a positive effect on blood pressure?

I am an acromegaly patient with a macro adenoma. I will begin a pre-surgery treatment with sandostatin LAR shortly.

Posted 15 Jan 2010 1 answer

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