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A 42-year-old member asked:

What's the interaction between hgh and humatrope (human growth hormone)?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 43 years experience
HGH: Hgh stands for human growth hormone, not because it comes from humans, but because growth hormone is species specific, meaning human growth hormone will not have effects on for example horses or cows. Humatrope is one of the synthetic forms available of human growth hormone produced by lilly pharmaceutical.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Same basically: Humatrope (human growth hormone) is synthetically derived, but bio identical to hgh.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Does humatrope (human growth hormone) have an effect on your heart?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Few if any: I've never actually used the drug but i just read the full prescribing information at : http://www.Drugs.Com/pro/humatrope.Html it appears that it can cause transient fluid retention thus should be avoided in patients with decompensated (uncontrolled) congestive heart failure. Otherwise, there doesn't seem to be a problem in reference to the heart.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What happens to humatrope (human growth hormone) when frozen?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Discard: Gh should never be frozen. It would need to be discarded. Please discuss with your endocrine nurse.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Should i take HGH (human growth hormone) and what are its benefits?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Are you deficient?: Hi. If you're GH-deficient, I would suggest you try it. Most of my hypo pit patients like it and stay with it. Benefits include muscle mass/lean body mass/strength, bone health, sense of well being, energy level, endurance, etc. If you don't feel better, you can always stop taking it.
A 50-year-old member asked:

How to get prescribed HGH (human growth hormone)?

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Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight loss clinics: Hgh is mainly prescribes for short stature in kids. After 15 years of age it won't help growth. These days it has prescribed for weight loss and rejuvenation in weight loss and rejuvenation clinics.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is humatrope (human growth hormone) bad on your heart?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Do you need it?: Hgh is only safe for adult patients who are growth hormone deficient by virtue of an endocrinologist-interpreted stimulation test. This is rare in adults. Increasing growth factors surreptitiously is otherwise known to cause cancer, diabetes, heart disease, acromegaly, etc. Even in patients with known gh deficiency, growth factors are carefully monitored on treatment.

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