Genotropin 12mg Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Genotropin 36IU Injection

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₹13809.5/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Genotropin Injection

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Uses of Genotropin Injection

Genotropin 12mg Injection is used in the treatment of pituitary dwarfism.
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Side effects of Genotropin Injection

Common

Injection site reaction.

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How to use Genotropin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Genotropin Injection works

Genotropin 12mg injection has the same structure like natural growth hormone which is required for the growth of bones and muscles. It also helps the fat and muscle tissues to develop in the right proportion.

In Depth Information on Genotropin Injection

Expert advice for Genotropin Injection

  • Do not drink alcohol while you are using somatropin. It may irritate your stomach and worsen your condition.
  • Do not use more than the recommended dose or change your dose without checking with your doctor.
  • Somatropin may raise your blood sugar, cause mild swelling (particularly in the hands or feet), or muscle or joint pain, swelling, or stiffness. If you experience any of these symptoms, inform your doctor immediately.
  • Somatopin should be used with caution in the elderly who may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Before you take somatropin, inform your doctor if have /are being treated for any of the following medical conditions: thyroid problem, diabetes, kidney problems.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken or might take any other medicines along with somatropin.
  • Tell your doctor before taking somatropin, if you are about to have, or have had, a major operation, or go into hospital for any reason.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Genotropin 12mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Genotropin 12mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Genotropin 12mg Injection is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Genotropin 12mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Genotro
pin 12mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Genotro
pin 12mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Somatropin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Genotropin 36IU Injection

Frequently asked questions for Somatropin

Yes. Genotropin is officially approved by the US FDA to be used in the management of the human growth hormone deficiency
Genotropin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes. Genotropin is a steroid
No. Genotropin is not a controlled substance
You can take Genotropin until you have reached your final height and stopped growing or as per instructions of your treating doctor
Yes. You can take Genotropin both ways; however, if you are taking with another steroid (e.g. testosterone) then your treating doctor may adjust the dose
Yes. It is safe to take Genotropin with high blood pressure, however, make sure you discuss this with your treating doctor
Genotropin needs to be stored at 2-8 °C and does have an expiry date mentioned on the container of the drug.
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