# Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues

Corticotropin

Can I take Corticotropin while breastfeeding? No information is available on the clinical use of corticotropin during breastfeeding. It is unlikely to appear in breastmilk and because it is has a molecular weight of 4540 and a half-life of only 10 to 15 minutes....
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Vasopressin

Also known as 8-Arginine vasopressin, ADH, AVP, Antidiuretic Hormone, Arginine Vasopressin, Argipressin, Vasopressin, unspecified This protein is processed from a precursor protein consisting of arginine vasopressin and two associated proteins, neurophysin II and a...
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Octreotide

Also known as Octreotida, Octreotidum, Octrotide A synthetic long-acting cyclic octapeptide with pharmacologic properties mimicking those of the natural hormone somatostatin. Octreotide is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, and insulin than...
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Somatrem

Also known as Protropin, Somatrem (genetical recombination) Can I take Somatrem while breastfeeding? Because somatrem is poorly absorbed orally, it is not likely to reach the bloodstream of the infant or cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. However, there...
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Somatropin

Can I take Somatropin while breastfeeding? Limited data indicate that exogenous somatropin does not increase normal breastmilk concentrations of growth hormone and that no adverse effects are experienced by the breastfed infants of mothers who receive somatropin....
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