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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 patient starter kits 

Starter kit contents are designed to help your patients feel confident with Somavert and self-administration

Each Somavert starter kit contains*:

Patient information booklets

  • About Acromegaly
  • About Somavert, including the full user guide

Reconstitution guides

  • Preparing Somavert poster
  • USB stick with video guide

Practising tools

  • 3x Somavert demo packs (contains placebo)
  • Injection pad (for practising technique)
  • Injection site guide

Day-to-day injecting and ongoing support

  • Injection template for leg and abdomen
  • Box of swabs
  • Cool bag and instructions for use
  • Sharps bin
  • Helpline card

*Items are subject to change.

Homecare services

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

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The Somavert prescribing guide

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

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PP-SOM-GBR-1012. September 2021

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