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SOMAVERT® WITH PREFILLED DILUENT SYRINGE Drug Interactions (pegvisomant with PREFILLED DILUENT SYRINGE)

7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.1 Insulin and/or Oral Hypoglycemic Agents

After initiation of SOMAVERT, patients with acromegaly and diabetes mellitus treated with insulin and/or oral hypoglycemic agents may require dose reductions of insulin and/or oral hypoglycemic agents [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].

7.2 Opioids

In clinical studies, patients taking opioids often needed higher SOMAVERT doses to normalize IGF-I concentrations compared with patients not receiving opioids. The mechanism of this interaction is not known.

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