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Olatuton 30 mg Powder and Solvent for Prolonged-release Suspension for Injection

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Last updated: 06 Oct 2020
Published: 06 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Treatment of patients with acromegaly in whom surgery is inappropriate or ineffective, or in the interim period until radiotherapy becomes fully effective (see section 4.2).

Treatment of patients with symptoms associated with functional gastro-entero-pancreatic endocrine tumours e.g. carcinoid tumours with features of the carcinoid system (see section 5.1).

Treatment of patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumours of the midgut or of unknown primary origin where non-midgut sites of origin have been excluded.

Treatment of TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas:

• when secretion has not normalised after surgery and/or radiotherapy;

• in patients in whom surgery is inappropriate;

• in irradiated patients, until radiotherapy is effective.

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