Genotropin 16IU Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Genotropin 5.3mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acromegaly, Carcinoid tumours, Bleeding esophageal varices
13866.7
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Genotropin Injection

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Uses of Genotropin Injection

Genotropin 16IU Injection is used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumours and bleeding esophageal varices.
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Side effects of Genotropin Injection

Common

Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Injection site reaction, Gallstones.

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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 16iu injection works by blocking the effects of certain natural hormones in the body such as serotonin and growth hormone. It also decreases bleeding from food pipe by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Genotropin Injection

Warnings
Special precautions for Genotropin 16IU 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 16IU 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 16IU 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
It is not known whether Genotropin 16IU Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Genotro
pin 16IU 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 16IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Cyrin 100mg Capsule, Psorid 100mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Cyclophil ME 25mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Somatostatin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Substitutes for Genotropin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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