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Brand name: Signifor LAR

Signifor LAR is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) pasireotide. On this page you will find out more about Signifor LAR, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: pasireotide

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Signifor LAR (1 x 20 mg vial, 1 x 2 mL inert diluent syringe), 1 pack

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

SIGNIFOR LAR is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with acromegaly for whom surgery is not an option or has not been curative or who are inadequately controlled on treatment with other somatostatin analogues.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Medicine schedule
1 x prefilled syringe diluent 2 mL 1 x 20 mg vial modified release powder for injection 1 x safety needle 1 x vial adaptor: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
Part 1
Part 1
Visual appearance Slightly yellowish to yellowish powder in a brownish glass vial with a grey flip off cap
Dosage Form Injection, modified release
Route of administration Intramuscular
Part 2
Part 2
Visual appearance The 2 mL diluent in prefilled syringe is a clear colourless to slightly yellow or slightly brown solution.
Dosage Form Diluent, not applicable
Route of administration Intramuscular

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Multiple containers
Storage temperature Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Freeze,Refrigerate
Life time 36 Months
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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