Humatrope 72iu Injection is a medicine that is identical to the main form of the naturally occurring human growth hormone. It is used to treat children with growth failure due to inadequate secretion of endogenous growth hormone (GH). It is used to treat short stature in adults also. Humatrope 72IU Injection is given as an injection into the skin under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor or nurse will help you to learn the exact method of self-administration. You should receive appropriate training and instructions from the physician before using it. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Humatrope (somatropin, rDNA origin, for injection) is a polypeptide hormone of recombinant DNA origin. Humatrope is synthesized in a strain of Escherichia coli that has been modified by the addition of the gene for human GH. The peptide is comprised of 191 amino acid residues and has a molecular weight of about 22,125 daltons.
HUMATROPE is a biosynthetic human growth hormone. It is used in children who do not produce enough natural growth hormone, in girls who have Turner syndrome, in children with chronic renal insufficiency, and children born small for gestational age. HUMATROPE helps these children to grow at a natural rate. HUMATROPE is also used in adults who do not produce enough natural growth hormone. In adults, HUMATROPE helps to decrease body fat, in growth hormone deficient adults only. Humatrope is a sterile, white, lyophilized powder intended for subcutaneous or intramuscular administration after reconstitution to its liquid form. Humatrope is a highly purified preparation. Phosphoric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust the pH. Reconstituted solutions have a pH of approximately 7.5. This product is oxygen sensitive.
hat are the possible side effects of Humatrope?
Common side effects reported in adults and children taking Humatrope include upper respiratory infection, fever, throat inflammation, headache, inner ear inflammation, swelling, joint pain, unusual skin sensations, muscle pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, leg swelling, flu syndrome, low thyroid, and high blood sugar.