What is Lanreotide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Somatuline Depot


Lanreotide is a somastatin analog it is used for the long-term treatment of acromegaly.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neuroendocrine tumor 4 0
Acromegaly syndrome 2 2
Carcinoid syndrome 2 0
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumor 2 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lanreotide

Side effect Patients
Lethargy 1


Based on patients currently taking Lanreotide

Dosage Patients
120 mg/0.5 mL monthly 1
240 mg monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Lanreotide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Lanreotide


Currently taking Lanreotide

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Lanreotide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lanreotide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Octreotide (Sandostatin) 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lanreotide.