How It Works | SOMAVERT® (pegvisomant for injection) | Safety Info

SOMAVERT is the only medication that blocks GH activity in the liver

SOMAVERT is a prescription medicine for patients whose acromegaly has not been controlled by surgery or radiation. SOMAVERT blocks GH from signaling the body to produce more IGF-I than needed.

  • Blocking GH activity helps to reduce levels of IGF-I
  • Having less IGF-I in the body may help improve some of the signs and symptoms of acromegaly

GH, growth hormone.

The goal of treatment with SOMAVERT is to have a normal IGF-I level in the blood