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

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 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.

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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
Endocrinology 41 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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Will you continue to grow if taking human growth hormone?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: Growth stops when growth plates close. On average this is around 16-17 for boys and 15-16 for girls.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How much will i grow by taking human growth hormone?

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Not at all: Growth plates fuse by late adolescence. No further longitudinal growth is possible with growth hormone. Excessive gh in adults can lead to acromegaly, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and possibly malignancy because of the subsequent effect of growth factors.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to work?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
For what purpose?: Hgh, which is what Nutropin (human growth hormone) is, immediately raises igf-1 levels, which is synthesized primarily in the liver. For short statured children, you will see growth in height within a month. For adults legitamely using it, beneifts accrue within months, ie. Increased bone density, thicker skin, etc. I do not know how quickly .It works when taken for athletic or anti-aging purposes. No studies.
A 43-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for nutropin (human growth hormone) to increase growth?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
2-3 months : A child who is proven to have growth hormone deficiency is expected to gain weight and height 2-3 months from the commencement of gh, usually 1-2 lbs and an inch during such interval.

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