Vapreotide

Vapreotide
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Clinical data
Trade namesSanvar
SynonymsH-D-Phe-Cys(1)-Tyr-D-Trp-Lys-Val-Cys(1)-Trp-NH2
Octastatin
ATC code
Pharmacokinetic data
Elimination half-life30 minutes
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC57H70N12O9S2
Molar mass1131.37 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
Density1.4 g/cm3
Boiling point1,540.9 °C (2,805.6 °F)

Vapreotide (Sanvar) is a synthetic somatostatin analog. It is used in the treatment of esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with cirrhotic liver disease and AIDS-related diarrhea.[1]

It is an 8 residue peptide with sequence H-D-Phe-Cys(1)-Tyr-D-Trp-Lys-Val-Cys(1)-Trp-NH2.

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