A member asked:

I take serostim (human growth hormone) injections for cachexia, my major compaint is joint pain, what can be done about the side affects.?

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Dr. Thomas Namey answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Common side-effect!: Serostim (human growth hormone) is somatotropin indicated for use in HIV patients with cachexia. You did not specify why you take it. Certainly arthritis can be caused or associated with hiv. If this is not your problem, bony pain is common with hgh.

Answered 6/10/2014



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