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Information relating to specific disease areas aligned to Pfizer’s portfolio and other resources designed for Pfizer medicines.

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Learn about the efficacy and safety of Somavert, its tumour impact and its effect on co-morbidity management through clinical and real world data

The acromegaly disease activity tool designed to help monitor your patients

Advice and support services to help you and your patients optimise your experience with Somavert about the efficacy and safety of Somavert through clinical and real world data

Learn about funding and reimbursement England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Watch and listen to acromegaly experts talk about various topics in the disease area as well as recordings from our National Nurse Meeting and the Acromegaly co-morbidity series

Click here for Somavert® (pegvisomant) Prescribing Information. Adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.

Somavert is used in the treatment of adult patients with acromegaly who have had an inadequate response to surgery and/or radiation therapy and in whom an appropriate medical treatment with somatostatin analogues did not normalise IGF-I concentrations or was not tolerated.

Somavert homecare services

We offer a range of services that help your patients at home with medication delivery and face-to-face support

Somavert delivery every four weeks

Standard homecare service: up to two home nurse visits

Specialist homecare service: AcroCare

Watch our guides on starting new patients according to each type of service

The patient journey with AcroCare

This animation explains how to start new patients using the AcroCare service

The patient journey with a standard homecare service

This animation explains how to start new Somavert patients using a standard homecare service

Prescribing Somavert for patients with no homecare service

This animation explains how to set up new Somavert patients where no homecare is available or the patient chooses not to receive it

How AcroCare works

Specialist nurse support from day one

Home visits to help patients feel confident with Somavert

  • Injection demonstration and training
  • Support with understanding their condition, why and how to get their treatment dose and frequency correct 
  • Help with storing Somavert appropriately

Named nurse phone calls to help keep them on track*

  • Check dosing and frequency is as prescribed
  • Help maintain understanding of their condition, treatment, dose and frequency 
  • Reminder of injection technique and helpline support
*Call volumes may vary by area and need.

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Learn about the pharmacist's role in Homecare

Vicky Ruszala, Specialist Pharmacist in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North Bristol NHS Trust explains the main roles of the pharmacist from medicines optimisation and BlueTeq funding arrangements to homecare service provision

The Somavert prescribing guide

Find information on funding, initiation, homecare and follow-up

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Somavert efficacy

Discover IGF-I normalisation rates with Somavert

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