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Acromegaly drugs

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The use of medication meant to get in the way of growth hormones production and tumor size reduction is often administered before and after surgery. SSAs or Somatostatin analogs are usually prescribed to reduce the size of the tumor before surgery. It is also found as an effective backup remedy if surgery does not cure the problem completely.

The common goals of the medical treatments for Acromegaly include regulation of hormone production, to offer relief from the pressure that the pituitary tumor exerts in other parts of the brain, and of course, alleviation of the patient’s symptoms.
Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine is an ergoline derivative, a substance which causes vasoconstriction or a narrowing of the blood vessels. It is also a dopamine agonist drug that works by activating dopamine receptors in the brain for effective use against pituitary tumors more...

Brand name(s): Parlodel, Alti-Bromocriptine, Apo-Bromocriptine, Bagren, Pravidel,