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  1. ... analogs (octreotide or lanreotide) ● Growth hormone receptor antagonist (pegvisomant) ● Dopamine agonists, especially cabergoline Somatostatin analogs — Somatostatin analogs ...
  2. Pituitary: Secretory Tumors (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... to be effective, something that can take years. Pegvisomant is a different type of medication approved for ... body, but does not treat the tumor itself. Pegvisomant is given by a daily injection under the ...
  3. ... may control growth hormone release in some people. Pegvisomant (Somavert) directly blocks the effects of growth hormone, ...
  4. Pituitary Disorders Treatment Options (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... hormone levels or to shrink the tumor. Sometimes pegvisomant may be used to block the action of ...
  5. ... prolactin levels and shrink the tumor. Octreotide or pegvisomant is sometimes used for tumors that release growth ...
  6. ... hormone release, but these are generally less effective. Pegvisomant, a medication that blocks the effect of growth ...