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WHAT IS GENOTROPIN?
Genotropin (somatropin) is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles. It is similar to the growth hormone your body manufactures.
Genotropin is used to treat (SBS) in patients who are on a specialized diet.
When used with along with special diet, Genotropin helps your bowel take in more water, electrolytes and nutrients and lowers the need for I.V. (intravenous) feedings.
Genotropin is not cure for Short Bowel Syndrome.
Genotropin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Pfizer Genotropin 16 iu pen – GROWTH HORMONE
Storage Conditions; It should be stored in the refrigerator between 2 ° C-8 ° C. It can be stored 21 days at room temperature in winter and spring.
Injections Where should I do ?: Injections can be made to the thigh, hip, arm, abdomen, according to preference. Be careful not to be close to the navel hole. Clean the injection site and disinfect with alcohol for a few seconds to dry.
In order to achieve optimum effect, users should use 4 iu daily minimum dose. The daily dose can be injected several times. We can say that the growth hormone is produced especially at night. Evening is the most important form of application with an 18-hour interval before dinner or before bedtime to mimic the injection secretion. Application on this subject can be flexibility in time.
Important Information You should not use Genotropin if you have cancer, diabetic retinopathy, or if you are being treated for Prader-Willi syndrome and you are overweight or have severe breathing problems. You should not use this medicine if you have a serious illness due to lung failure or complications from recent surgery, injury, or medical trauma.
How should I use Genotropin?
Your dose and brand of somatropin, and how often you use it will depend on the condition you are treating. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Genotropin is injected into a muscle or under the skin. A healthcare provider can teach you how to properly use the medication by yourself.
Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Do not use Genotropin if you don't understand all instructions for proper use. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions.
Prepare your injection only when you are ready to give it. Do not shake the medicine. Do not use if the medicine looks cloudy, has changed colors, or has particles in it. Call your pharmacist for new medicine.
If your medicine comes with a syringe, cartridge, or injection pen, use only that device to give your medicine.
You may need frequent medical tests.
Follow any diet plan created for you by your doctor or nutrition counselor to help control your condition.
How you store this medicine will depend on the Genotropin brand and the diluent you are using. Ask your pharmacist if you have any questions about proper storage of your medication.
Throw away any Genotropin left over after the expiration date on the label has passed.
Use a needle and syringe only once and then place them in a puncture-proof "sharps" container. Follow state or local laws about how to dispose of this container. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.