SOMATROPO Recombinant Human Growth Hormone – Fulmen Pharma
Manufacturer: Fulmen Pharma Europe
Substance: Somatropine – 191 Amino Acid
Pack: 10 vials x 10 IU / 3.7mg/vial
What is somatropine
Growth hormone can be used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. These include people who are short because of Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome, are born short and do not catch up with growth, and other reasons. Growth hormone can also be used in adults to treat short bowel syndrome or to prevent severe weight loss associated with AIDS. Growth hormone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Growth hormone is a form of human growth hormone, which is very important for the growth of bone and muscle.
How to use somatropine
The dose, brand and frequency of use of growth hormone depend on the disease you are treating. Follow all instructions on the prescription label and read all medication guidelines or instruction sheets. Follow the instructions completely. Growth hormone is injected under muscle or skin. Medical staff can teach you how to use drugs correctly. Read and carefully follow all the instructions that come with your medication. If you do not know all the proper instructions, do not use growth hormone. If in doubt, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Prepare the injection only when it is ready. Do not shake the medicine bottle, otherwise the medicine may be damaged. Do not use if the drug appears cloudy, discolored or grainy. Call your pharmacist to buy new drugs. If you have a syringe, cartridge, or pen with your medication, use only that device to administer it. Your caregiver will show you the best place to inject growth hormone into your body. Use a different location each time you inject. Do not inject to the same position twice in a row. You may need to have frequent medical examinations. Follow any diet plan that your doctor or nutrition consultant has created for you to help control your condition.
If you have cancer, diabetic retinopathy or are being treated for Prader Willi syndrome and are overweight or have serious respiratory problems, you should not use growth hormone. Growth hormone should not be used if there is a serious illness due to lung failure or complications from recent surgery, injury or medical trauma.
Somatropin dose information
Maximum dose: 0.016 mg / kg once a day (0.08 mg / kg every week, taken in batches)
Weight based approach:
Initial dose: the dose of subcutaneous injection once a day shall not exceed 0.004 mg / kg (or the total weekly dose is 0.04 mg / kg).
Side effects of somatropine
Prader Willi syndrome patients who use growth hormone may have severe respiratory problems. If you have Prader Willi syndrome, if you find signs of lung or dyspnea, such as shortness of breath, coughing or a new increased or nor, call your doctor immediately.
If you have signs of an allergic reaction, seek emergency medical attention: dyspnea; swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.
If you have the following conditions, please also call the doctor immediately:
• ear pain, swelling, fever or drainage;
• signs of adrenal problems – extreme weakness, severe dizziness, weight loss, skin color changes, feeling very weak or tired.
• numbness or tingling of wrists, hands or fingers;
• severe swelling or swelling of hands and feet;
• joint pain or swelling;
• pancreatitis – severe pain in the upper abdomen spreads to the back, nausea and vomiting, and tachycardia;
• knee or hip pain, with line;
• hyperglycemia – thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruit smell, headache, blurred vision;
• increased pressure in the skull – severe headache, tinnitus, dizziness, nausea, visual impairment, back of eye pain; or
Common side effects may include:
• cold or flu symptoms, stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, earache.
• pain, itching or skin changes during injection;
• muscle or joint pain;
• numbness or tingling;
• stomachache, Qi;
• swelling and rapid weight gain;
• headache, back pain; or