Powder and solvent for solution for injection.
Genotropin is a pen device containing Human Growth Hormone – HGH [somatropin rDNA origin] manufactured by Pfizer. It contains lyophilized powder and sterile injection solution together in a separate compartments and are mixed in the pen automatically before use.
Genotropin HGH is e.coli derived and identical to the natural hormone produced in a body. Genotropin is one of the most convenient to use HGH devices available. It is packaged in paper cartons containing ready to administer devices and is available at various strengths.
Storage: Store at 2 °C to 8 °C refrigerator ( 39-46 ° F ), protection for 1 year (until the expiration date) At room temperature (up to 37 degrees °C ) you can keep the product for 30 days, at a maximum of 45 °C you can protect the product for a week .
Selected Important Safety Information
Do not use Norditropin® if: you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems; you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea; you have cancer or other tumors; you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®; your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy); you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses).
Indications and Usage
- children who are not growing because of low or no growth hormone
- children who are short (in stature) and who have Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, or were born small (small for gestational age-SGA) and have not caught-up in growth by age 2 to 4 years
- children who have Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS)
- children who are not growing who have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)
- adults who do not make enough growth hormone
Important Safety Information (cont’d)
Before taking Norditropin®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- have had heart or stomach surgery, trauma or serious breathing (respiratory problems)
- have had a history of problems breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea)
- have or have had cancer or any tumor
- have diabetes
- are pregnant or breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Norditropin® may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Norditropin® works.
How should I use Norditropin®?
- Use Norditropin® exactly as your health care provider tells you to
- Do not share your Norditropin® pens and needles with another person even if the needle has been changed. You may give another person an infection or get an infection from them.