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  • n. A synthetic somatostatin analogue used to treat bleeding and diarrhoea.


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  • Sanvar (R) (vapreotide acetate) is a synthetic octapeptide analogue of the naturally-occurring somatostatin hormone.

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  • METOZOLV ™ ODT (metoclopramide), mesalamine granules, balsalazide tablet, vapreotide acetate and rifaximin for additional indications are under development.

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  • SLXP): Salix provided an update earlier this week on the pending NDA for Sanvar (vapreotide), which is scheduled for a FDA Panel Review on Home Page


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