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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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None: Hi. At 32 years old, your bone growth plates are fused. You will get no additional height. GH adds height to children because their bone growth plates ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Use of GH: Growth hormone is used in children with short stature or GH deficiency. There are a few other uses, like HIV related wasting. If you're an adult and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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HGH : Hi. Growth hormone is gone within 24 hours of the time you inject it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Growth: Most growth stops around age 16 -18 and your skeleton becomes more robust over the next few years. 16-18 are not "fixed" levels. Have you seen a gro ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Somatropin and Somatrophin are both terms used for recombinant Human Growth Hormone. Thanks for trusting Health Tap!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: At a listed age of 48, your growth centers have closed and no linear growth would be possible.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Somatropin: Please do not take any Somatropin unless it has been prescribed by your doctor.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Hard to say: Since that's a fairly large dose, probably hours to 1-2 days at most. Why would you take such a large one time dose? Have you been diagnosed with hgh ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Endocrinologist know: Omnitrope (somatropin) is human growth hormone. If you are growth hormone deficient you may need to take it for lifetime ask endocrinologist.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Only if: you are using it for a medically appropriate and physician directed indication, but not for a non medical purpose.
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