The Different Brands of Somatropin

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Somatropin is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. This includes people with chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, short stature at birth with no catch-up growth, and other causes. Somatropin is also used to prevent severe weight loss in people with AIDS, or to treat short bowel syndrome.

Somatropin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Somatropin is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles. There are many brands of somatropin pills that are available in the market today.

Other Names for Somatropin

Norditropin- Treating certain children or adults whose bodies do not produce enough growth hormone. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Norditropin is a growth hormone. It works by stimulating growth in patients who do not make enough natural growth hormone.

Do not use Norditropin if

·         you are allergic to any ingredient in Norditropin
·         you have active or recurring cancer or brain tumour, or you currently receive treatment for cancer
·         you have severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory failure) or serious illness caused by complications from surgery or injury
·         you have a certain type of eye problem caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
·         the patient is a child who has Prader-Willi syndrome and is severely overweight or has severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory infection, history of airway blockage or sleep apnea)
·         the patient is a child who has epiphyseal closure (bone growth is complete)

Omnitrope- Omnitrope (somatropin) is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles. Omnitrope is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. This includes people with with Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and short stature at birth with no catch-up growth, and other causes.

Do not use Omnitrope if you have

·         A serious illness due to lung failure or complications from recent surgery, injury, or medical trauma;
·         Cancer;
·         Eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy); or
·         You are being treated for Prader-Willi syndrome and you are overweight or have severe breathing problems (including sleep apnea).

Genotropin- Treating certain children or adults when the body does not produce enough growth hormone. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Genotropin is a growth hormone. It works by stimulating growth in patients who do not make enough natural growth hormone

Do not use Genotropin if

·         you are allergic to any ingredient in Genotropin
·         you have active or recurring cancer or brain tumor, or you currently receive treatment for cancer
·         you have severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory failure) or serious illness caused by complications from surgery or injury
·         you have a certain type of eye problem caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
·         the patient is a child who has Prader-Willi syndrome and is severely overweight or has severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory infection, history of airway blockage or sleep apnea)
·         the patient is a child who has epiphyseal closure (bone growth is complete)

Humatrope- Humatrope cartridge is a growth hormone. It works by stimulating growth in patients who do not make enough natural growth hormone.

Do not use Humatrope if

·         you are allergic to any ingredient in Humatrope cartridge or in the diluent, including metacresol or glycerin
·         you have active or recurring cancer or brain tumor, or you currently receive treatment for cancer
·         you have severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory failure) or a serious illness caused by complications from a surgery or injury
·         you have a certain type of eye problem caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
·         the patient is a child who has Prader-Willi syndrome and is severely overweight or has severe breathing problems (eg, respiratory infection, history of airway blockage or sleep apnea)

·         the patient is a child who has epiphyseal closure (bone growth is complete)

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