Treating acromegaly in patients who have not responded to surgery, radiation therapy, or other medical procedures, or who are not candidates for those treatments. Somavert is a growth hormone receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the effects of growth hormone.
Somavert is a prescription medicine used to treat a certain condition called acromegaly. It is a condition/growth disorder that occurs when body produces too much growth hormone and other natural substances such as insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) which increase the risk of serious problems such as diabetes and heart disease. Administering Somavert will help the patient's body to normalize the IGF-I level in the blood.