A 18-year-old male asked:
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ok.. i get this medicine called omnitrope, (somatropin) because i've gotten problems with growing. for how long do i need to take the medicine? all my life?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Endocrinologist know: Omnitrope (somatropin) is human growth hormone. If you are growth hormone deficient you may need to take it for lifetime ask endocrinologist.
Answered on Jul 21, 2017
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