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A 50-year-old member asked:

Genotropin (human growth hormone) growth hormones shorts, what is this?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
Growth hormone: Genotropin (human growth hormone) is growth hormone and is indicated in children with growth hormone deficiency to help them grow. It has much less of a role in adults, but can sometimes be helpful in adults who have had pituitary disease and have very low somatomedin C levels.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long it will take to grow on humatrope (human growth hormone) growth hormones?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Within a year.: Firstly, Humatrope (human growth hormone) (generic, somatropin), or gh (growth hormone) should only be used for truly indicated diagnoses: pediatric pts with short stature and gh deficiency, certain genetic or endocrine diseases, adults with childhood onset gh deficiency or an adult form. It is an injectable and it's use should be monitored by experienced doc. If no increased height within a year, needs reevaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How does human growth hormone affect you?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Hgh: It increases the size of all organs. It's important during puberty for the grow of the bones. Some pituitary benign tumors may produce excessive amount causing gigantism (starting during puberal years) or acromegaly during adulthood. Hgh is used nowadays as anti aging medicine. It it is expensive and in inyectable form. It is still considered controversial to use it for that by some physicians.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Is human growth hormone harmful?

5 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hormone therapy.

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