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SOMATROPIN

SOMATROPIN

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Product: SOMATROPIN
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Endocrine System
Sub Group: GROWTH DISORDER
Dosages: 5MG/1.5 ML; 10 MG/1.5 ML/15 MG/1.5 ML
Unit of Packing: Amp
In treatment of: Treatment of growth Harmone defeciency;treatment of Turner's Syndrome,treatment of growth retardation due to chronic renal insufficiency

Adverse Effects: 

  • Headache 
  • Weakness 
  • Oedema 
  • Hypothyroidism 
  • Hyperglycaemia (mild) 
  • Salt and water retention 
  • Pain at injection site 
  • Lipodystrophy

Contraiindication: 

  • Active neoplasia 
  • After epiphyseal fusion 
  • Intracranial lesion 
  • After renal transplantation

Special Precaution: 

  • Hypothyroidism 
  • Diabetes mellitus 
  • Papilloedema 
  • Deficiency of other pituitary hormones 
  • History of malignant disease 
  • Intracranial hypertension 
  • Slipped epiphyses of the hip
Servings: S.C., I.M.: 0.1 i.u./kg/day or more; depending up on the individual needs. Taken as 6 to 7 divided S.C. injection/day 3 times a week. Turner`s syndrome: 0.09 to 0.14 i.u./kg/day Renal failure: 0.15 i.u./kg/day by S.C. injection.