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Drugs for Gigantism


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Gigantism. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Gigantism

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Lanreotide

Lanreotide is a somatostatin analog, prescribed for acromegaly.

Pegvisomant

Pegvisomant is a growth hormone receptor antagonist, prescribed for acromegaly in people who have not responded to other therapies.


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Gigantism is a rare disorder caused by excess growth hormone release by the pituitary gland in children leading to abnormally increased growth and very tall stature. Treatment is by a combination of surgery, radiation and drugs
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