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Also known as Humatrope, Genotropin, Norditropin, Saizen, Nutropin, Nutropin Depot, Genotropin Miniquick, Tev Tropin, Zorbtive, and Omnitrope

Growth hormone (GH or HGH), also known as somatotropin or somatropin, is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is a type of mitogen which is specific only to certain kinds of cells. Growth hormone is a 191-amino acid, single-chain polypeptide that is synthesized, stored, and secreted by somatotropic cells within the lateral wings of the anterior pituitary gland.

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Estimated Total Cost: $2528.01 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed somatropin to treat pituitary disorder, lack of growth, angina, and congenital malformation syndrome.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take somatropin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking somatropin most commonly experience side effects like fatigue and constipation.

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