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.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $2528.01 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed somatropin to treat pituitary disorder, lack of growth, angina, and congenital malformation syndrome.