Resources & FAQs
Your resource center for MYCAPSSA.
If you’re considering the move to MYCAPSSA for acromegaly treatment, be sure to check out these helpful resources.
Frequently Asked Questions About MYCAPSSA
If these treatments are effective and your body is tolerating it, you may be eligible to take MYCAPSSA instead of the injections.
Once swallowed with water, the coating on the capsule protects the medicine from being released too early or broken down before it gets to where it needs to be. The coating keeps the octreotide intact until it can make it to the right place in your body, your small intestine, to let the medication start to do its job.
GH, growth hormone; IGF-I, insulin-like growth factor 1.
Make sure to have an open dialogue about how you feel, and let your doctor know how MYCAPSSA is working for you. This will help ensure that you are receiving the right amount of medicine to properly manage your acromegaly. Do not stop taking MYCAPSSA before speaking with your doctor or pharmacist.
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†Somatuline Depot is a registered trademark of Ipsen Pharma S.A.S.
‡Sandostatin® is a registered trademark of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
§Signifor® is a licensed trademark of Recordati Rare Diseases Inc.
||Please refer to the full Prescribing Information for each product for full Dosage and Administration information.