Humatrope® (growth hormone for injection) is used to treat short or slow-growing children because they:
You can’t make enough growth hormone yourself
You have Turner’s syndrome
They suffer from idiopathic short stature, which means they are 98.8% shorter than other children of the same age and gender, and they are less likely to grow at normal adult height
The jordans have SHOX defects
Two to four years of age with less than normal weeks of gestation at birth do not reach normal height
Humatrope is used to treat growth hormone deficiency in adults.
Important security information for a HUMATROPE
What is the most important information I should know about the Humatrope?
Do not use the Humatrope if you have serious complications following open heart surgery or abdominal surgery, or if you have severe damage to many body systems, or if you have life-threatening breathing problems.
Humatrope should not be used in children with prader-willi syndrome who are severely obese and have a history of upper airway obstruction or other severe respiratory disease or sleep apnea. This condition has been reported to have died. Humatrope is not approved to treat patients with prader-willi syndrome.
If you have active cancer, do not use Humatrope. Growth hormone deficiency may be an early sign of certain brain or pituitary tumors, and doctors should rule out these types of tumors before initiating ume treatment.
Severe allergic reactions have been reported to Humatrope. If you know that you are allergic to growth hormone or any of its components, you are prohibited from using humic acid.If you have an allergic reaction, please tell your doctor.If you are allergic to iso-cresol or glycerin, do not mix the Humatrope with the provided thinner.
Your doctor should check your blood sugar regularly when using Humatrope, especially if you have a risk factor for diabetes, prediabetes, or diabetes.New cases of type 2 diabetes have been reported in patients with Humatrope.
Tell your doctor if there are visual changes associated with headache, nausea and/or vomiting when using Humatrope, which could be a sign of increased stress in the brain.
Adults may retain water during treatment with humus, which may be transient and may increase with high doses of humate.
If you have adrenocortical dysfunction and are receiving glucocorticoid replacement therapy, your doctor may increase the dose when you begin growth hormone therapy.
Your doctor should regularly check your thyroid function during Humacho treatment.Thyroid hormone therapy may require initiation or adjustment.
Children with endocrine problems and children with rapid growth may develop acetabular and medullary fractures.Any child using a Humatrope who shrinks or complains of hip or knee pain should be examined by a doctor.
Children who grow rapidly may develop scoliosis, or scoliosis, without an increase in thighbone height. If a child develops scoliosis, a physician should carefully monitor the progression of scoliosis during Humatrope treatment.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) has rarely been reported in children and adults treated with somatropin.Consult your doctor if you experience abdominal pain while using a Humatrope.
You should rotate the injection site to avoid damaging the skin and fat.If an allergic reaction occurs after Humatrope injection, seek medical advice immediately.
Who should not take a HUMATROPE
Who shouldn’t use a Humatrope?
Humatrope must not be used:
People who have serious complications after open heart surgery or abdominal surgery, severe damage to multiple body systems or life-threatening breathing problems
Children with severe obesity or a history of severe respiratory disease with prader-willi syndrome
Patients with active cancer
People who are allergic to growth hormone
People with diabetic retinopathy (behind the eye)
A child with a closed growth plate in the bone.
Talk to your doctor
What should I tell my doctor before using a Humatrope?
Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, including cyclosporine, hormone replacement therapy, insulin or other diabetes medications, steroid-containing medications or epilepsy medications.These drugs may need to be adjusted when using a Humatrope.
Common side effects
What side effects might Humatrope have?
Common side effects of Humatrope use in adults and children include upper respiratory infection, fever, pharyngitis, headache, inflammation of the inner ear, swelling, arthralgia, abnormal skin sensation, muscle pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, swelling of the legs, influenza syndrome, hypothyroidism, and hyperglycemia.We encourage you to report prescription drug side effects to your food