Somatuline Depot Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved August 30, 2007)
Brand name: Somatuline Depot
Generic name: lanreotide acetate
Dosage form: Injection
Company: Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Acromegaly; Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors; Carcinoid Syndrome
Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) is a long acting somatostatin analogue indicated for the treatment of acromegaly, gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and carcinoid syndrome.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Somatuline Depot
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