Dosing Options | SOMAVERT® (pegvisomant for injection) | Safety Info


SOMAVERT is an injection given under the skin using a small, thin needle. Doses are available in 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 25 mg, or 30 mg with the prefilled diluent syringe. The different dosage options help your healthcare provider determine the best treatment dose for you. Remember, take SOMAVERT as recommended by your doctor.

As you begin taking SOMAVERT, your healthcare provider may adjust the dose to find what is most effective for managing your IGF-I levels.

Your first dose may be given under the supervision of your doctor. After your first injection, you or your caregiver will perform the injection.

For longer-term storage keep the package of SOMAVERT in a refrigerator. Do not freeze it! Please see the full storage information.

For information about receiving
in-home injection training,*
contact the Pfizer Bridge
Program at 1-800-645-1280.

*If requested by your doctor, a nurse can come to your home to teach you how to inject SOMAVERT.

“The nurse was a big help in getting me used to giving myself the injection.
She made sure I was comfortable and could do it myself. Taking SOMAVERT has just become a normal part of my daily routine.”
—Jenifer, a patient with acromegaly