Vapreotide

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Vapreotide
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Clinical data
Trade names Sanvar
ATC code H01CB04 (WHO)
Pharmacokinetic data
Biological half-life 30 minutes
Identifiers
Synonyms H-D-Phe-Cys(1)-Tyr-D-Trp-Lys-Val-Cys(1)-Trp-NH2
Octastatin
CAS Number 103222-11-3
PubChem (CID) 23725064
DrugBank DB04894
ChemSpider 64425
UNII 2PK59M9GFF
KEGG D06281
Chemical and physical data
Formula C57H70N12O9S2
Molar mass 1131.37 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
Density 1.4 g/cm3
Boiling point 1,540.9 °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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