Human Menopausal Gonadotrophin
Acromegaly, Adjunct in ganciclovir treatment, Carcinoid tumours, Glucagonoma, Hormone-mediated secretory diarrhea.
How it works
It acts by suppressing basal and stimulated secretion of growth hormone (GH). It also suppresses LH response to gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and reduces the secretion of gastrin, vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), insulin, glucagon, secretin, motilin and pancreatic polypeptide.
Common side effects
Pain, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Local reaction, Loss of appetite, Sticky stools