Octreotide

Octreotide is indicated to treat acromegaly (pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone), metastatic carcinoid syndrome and diarrhea associated with vasoactive intestinal peptide-secreting tumor. Octreotide, a cyclic octapeptide agent, inhibits growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin more effectively than the natural hormone, somatostatin. Its suppression of luteinizing hormone's (LH) response to gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) and inhibition of the release of serotonin, gastrin, vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), secretin, motilin, and pancreatic polypeptide are similar to somatostatin's actions. The drug also reduces growth hormone and/or IGF-I (somatomedin C) in acromegaly, inhibits gallbladder contractions, reduces bile secretion and suppresses the secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone.

Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.

Octreotide

CAS Registry Number:
83150-76-9
Trade name:
Sandostatin®
Cost:
$597 USD

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Why do you need this OEL Fastrac monograph?

OEL Fastrac monographs are a cost-effective and convenient way to meet the requirements for PDEs (ADEs) contained in the EMA Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities (EMA/CHMP/CVMP/SWP/169430/2012), and to obtain the following information:

  • The numerical OEL and control band assignment needed to determine the level of required engineering controls and personal protective equipment
  • A listing of all cited references utilized in the derivation of the OEL and ADE
  • An expert review and discussion with respect to the critical endpoints of concern, the rationale for the choice of endpoints, and dose that is to be used in the derivation of the ADE (PDE), as required by the EMA's Guideline on setting health-based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities

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