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What number of iu's of humatrope (human growth hormone) should i take weekly. i weigh 170 pounds.?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Probably 0: Human growth hormone (gh) should only be used for gh deficiency or childhood short stature. Even in children who have been on it don't usually continue in adulthood. Unless you have gh deficiency and are under a doctor's care, you should not take this. If you are taking it to bulk up, consider: growth can also = cancer. Google "acromegaly" (gh excess).

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How many iu's of humatrope (human growth hormone) should I per weekly. I weigh 170 pounds.?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Have no idea..: Nor would i tell you if i did. That's for the physician who has diagnosed you as needing it, and who will determine the dose, which will be based on other factors than just your weight.

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