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Human growth hormone adverse effects

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
None: As far as i know, excpet if the eye also gets bigger, it will become more near-sighted.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It's a serious drug and needs to be appropriately taken under supervision of a physician. Some side effects of growth hormone are: brain bleed, pancr... Read More
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Clinical indication: If your clinical indication for gh replacemt is no longer valid or is valid but on supra physiological dosing, you may the potential develop side effe... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Destroys It.: Humatrope (human growth hormone) needs to be refrigerated both before and mixing, when it then is in liquid form. Then it must be used within 28 days.... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Serostim (human growth hormone): Headache, swelling, muscle/joint pain, numbness, tingling, breast enlargement, nausea.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Children or adults?: Clearly the stigma of "shortness" is ever present. But in children, approval is given when there is a deficiency of growth hormone measured by a provo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. Howeve... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Many side effects: The reason hgh is regulated and only used for gh deficiency is because there is a temptation to give it for cosmetic reasons, and it can be dangerous.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
All of them: There are no positive effects. Growth hormone in adults that don't need it can lead to diabetes, pancreatitis, skeletal pain, headache, gynecomastia a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Serostim (human growth hormone): Is a synthetic growth hormone for aids wasting. Can cause muscle aches, joint pains, swelling of hands/feet.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Serostim (human growth hormone): Headache, swelling, muscle/joint pain, numbness, tingling, breast enlargement, nausea.

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