Depot dosage

Depot dosage

A form of medication that can be stored in the patient's body tissues for several days or weeks, thus minimizing the risk of the patient forgetting daily doses. Haloperidol and fluphenazine can be given in depot form.
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Sandostatin LAR is a long-acting, injectable depot dosage form of octreotide acetate, a somatostatin analog which exerts similar pharmacologic effects on the human body as the natural hormone somatostatin.
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