What Is Sandostatin?

Sandostatin LAR Depot

A Treatment for the Severe Diarrhea and Flushing of Carcinoid Syndrome

Once you have been diagnosed with carcinoid syndrome, your doctor will recommend a treatment, such as Sandostatin® LAR Depot (octreotide acetate) for injectable suspension. Sandostatin LAR Depot is a prescription medicine for the long-term treatment of the severe diarrhea and flushing associated with metastatic carcinoid tumors.

  1. Sandostatin® (octreotide acetate) Immediate-Release Injection, which you self-inject 2 to 4 times per day under the skin of the thigh, upper arm, or abdomen.

  2. Sandostatin® LAR Depot (octreotide acetate) for injectable suspension, which your health care provider administers once every 28 days by injecting it into the buttocks.

Your doctor will decide if Sandostatin LAR Depot is right for you based on how your body responds to Sandostatin Immediate-Release Injection.

Sandostatin has been helping patients for over 30 years

*Includes Sandostatin Immediate-Release Injection and Sandostatin LAR Depot for all approved indications.