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What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) cause?

What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) cause?

Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. However, if the dose is too high, side effects of growth hormone excess, such as joint pains and edema (swelling) can occur. ...Read more

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Thalassemia And Hemoglobinopathy (Definition)

Thalassemia is a type of hemoglobinopathy. It is inherited from one or both of your parents. There are many kind of thalassemia. Most causes anemia (low red blood cell count). Anemia couod be severe requiring blood. Taking iron does not cure the disease. Thalassemia is common in people living in the mediteranian countries, africa, middle east, india, and sotheastern asia such ...Read more


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What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) aq have?

What long term side effects does the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) aq have?

None thus far: Synthetic hgh using recombinant dna technology has been in the market for over 20 years and so far has excellent safety record. There are of course many indication for use of gh, some of this conditions (such as noonam syndrome and turner's) carry an inherit risk of developing certain complications regardless of being on gh or not. ...Read more

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What long term side effects can the growth hormone nutropin (human growth hormone) aq cause?

Many: If you take hgh (nutropin) after your growth centers have been closed the only things that will grow is cartilage so your ears and nose will get bigger and your facial features will become coarse. Hgh is also a diabetogenic substance, so it can give you diabetes. It also enhances the growth of intestinal polyps and may cause prostate enlargement and malignancy. ...Read more

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Switching to humatrope (human growth hormone). What the long-term effects and side effects?

Switching to humatrope (human growth hormone). What the long-term effects and side effects?

Destroys It.: Humatrope (human growth hormone) needs to be refrigerated both before and mixing, when it then is in liquid form. Then it must be used within 28 days. Do not freeze. ...Read more

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Is it possible to null the side effects of HGH with medical supervision?

Hopefully: You would not use hgh without medical supervision. That would be illegal and dangerous. ...Read more

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Hi,what are the benefits of using HGH while gyming for a guy who weighs 47kg and is 34yrs old?and please feel free to mention the side effects as well

No benefit: Unless a doctor prescribe it do not take HGH. It will do more harm to your health than good.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I took HGH for 2 months and have had very bad side effects since, 2 years ago, my wounds still take forever to heal, im only 21 yrs old, will i regul8?

Blame something else: It was too long ago and for too short a duration to be having an effect now. Something else is causing your problems. See your doctor this time. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hgh therapy? My family and I are thinking about starting therapy for me.

Side effects HGH?: 19M asks: What are the side effects of hgh therapy? My family and I are thinking about starting therapy for me. ANS: to get a good list go to Drugs.com and ask for detailed list of side effects. I would not let your family make this decision. It needs to be made by a Dr who is an expert in this. Usually an Endocrinologist who is Board Certified. ...Read more

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I want to take HGH to build lean muscle while woring out. I have crohnes disease. Does HGH adversly have side effects against crohnes?

I want to take HGH to build lean muscle while woring out. I have crohnes disease. Does HGH adversly have side effects against crohnes?

Many side effects: Even without crohns. Besides it's illegal without a prescription and who knows what you'd be getting on the black market that could harm you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

Heart problems: High levels of hgh have been linked to heart problems and diabetes - two things someone young & healthy do not want to have. They're really risky if combined with anabolic steroids. There aren't any hormones out there that i know of that come without risk - even birth control (which is a hormone), can cause clots and stroke, but it's worth it to prevent pregnancy. Is bodybuilding worth it? ...Read more

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Can h.G.H (human growth hormone) have any side effects?

Many side effects: The reason hgh is regulated and only used for gh deficiency is because there is a temptation to give it for cosmetic reasons, and it can be dangerous. Google "acromegaly" to see effects of gh excess. Also, you don't always want "growth". Colon polyps, possibly other tumors, and the build up of coronary placque are among the growth effects you don't want. Whatever you're in to, you don't need it! ...Read more

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Hgh (human growth hormone) should I take it and what are its side effects/ benefits?

Let me try to help: You take HGH base an advice from your doctor, I do not recommend other wise. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of serostim (human growth hormone)?

Serostim (human growth hormone): Is a synthetic growth hormone for aids wasting. Can cause muscle aches, joint pains, swelling of hands/feet. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of norditropin (human growth hormone)?

What are the side effects of norditropin (human growth hormone)?

Many and serious.: This has side effects like high blood sugar, muscle pain, joint stiffness, swollen hands and feet, sugar in urine, redness and itching in the area of injetion, and headaches. In addition, there is a high risk of death in obese patients with prader-willi syndrome and critical illness pts.. People might have an allergic reaction to the ingredients in this drug, so they cannot use it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using norditropin (human growth hormone)?

Many and serious.: This has side effects like high blood sugar, muscle pain, joint stiffness, swollen hands and feet, sugar in urine, redness and itching in the area of injetion, and headaches. In addition, there is a high risk of death in obese patients with prader-willi syndrome and critical illness pts.. People might have an allergic reaction to the ingredients in this drug, so they cannot use it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from norditropin (human growth hormone) nordiflex?

Varies : All growth hormones have basically the same side effect profile. This can include a hip condition called "slipped capito-femoral epiphysis", worsening of scoliosis, increased headaches with some persons having increases in intracranial (brain) pressure that resolves with stopping treatment, mild increases in blood sugar. In general, however growth hormone is safe and well-tolerated. ...Read more

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I've heard HGH supplements are good for anti aging and boating sex drive. Is that true? Are they safe? What are the potential side effects?

I've heard HGH supplements are good for anti aging and boating sex drive. Is that true? Are they safe? What are the potential side effects?

Don't do it: The people who tell you this will tell you anything to sell you the stuff. Growth hormone stimulates growth in all tissues. You don't always want growth (think "cancer"). Google "acromegaly" (tumors that make excess hgh) and see if you want to have a condition like that. ...Read more

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Does saizen (human growth hormone) growth hormone cause side effects?

Does saizen (human growth hormone) growth hormone cause side effects?

Monitoring necessary: When properly dosed (following the igf-1 blood test at regular intervals), growth hormone replacement should not have unpleasant side effects. However, if the dose is too high, side effects of growth hormone excess, such as joint pains and edema (swelling) can occur. ...Read more

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What can be side effects of norditropin (human growth hormone) nordiflex?

What can be side effects of norditropin (human growth hormone) nordiflex?

N. Nordiflex: This is a human growth hormone. Some reported side-effects include allergic reactions, severe stomach pains, increase in blood pressure, drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, cold symptoms, numbness/tingling, wt. Loss, muscle pain, headaches, swelling, & increase thirst/urination. ...Read more

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Could I be experiencing side effects from norditropin (human growth hormone)?

Could I be experiencing side effects from norditropin (human growth hormone)?

It depends on you.: This has side effects like high blood sugar, muscle pain, joint stiffness, swollen hands and feet, sugar in urine, redness and itching in the area of injetion, and headaches. In addition, there is a high risk of death in obese patients with prader-willi syndrome and critical illness pts.. People might have an allergic reaction to the ingredients in this drug, so they cannot use it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects to watch for, with norditropin (human growth hormone) nordiflex?

Many and serious.: This has side effects like high blood sugar, muscle pain, joint stiffness, swollen hands and feet, sugar in urine, redness and itching in the area of injetion, and headaches. In addition, there is a high risk of death in obese patients with prader-willi syndrome and critical illness pts.. People might have an allergic reaction to the ingredients in this drug, so they cannot use it. ...Read more

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Are there any bad side effects for a woman from injecting human growth hormone?

Are there any bad side effects for a woman from injecting human growth hormone?

Yes: It's a serious drug and needs to be appropriately taken under supervision of a physician. Some side effects of growth hormone are: brain bleed, pancreatitis, diabetes, hypothyroidism. Swelling, joint pain, muscle pain, headache, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, liver enzymes elevations, breast swelling, weakness... ...Read more

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Side effects of human growth hormone , if i took it as suplement ? Im 19 years old

Why: Why would you want to take growth hormone, which is by injection, expensive, and if you took it it wouldn't help you in any way. Plus, you'd be getting it on the black market, and who knows what toxic substances would be in it? Stay away from scams. ...Read more

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Dr wants to put my 16yr old on Prozac (fluoxetine) for selective mutism. Worried about side effects and long term effects? Does it stunt growth? Risks vs benefits?

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Dr wants to put my 16yr old on Prozac (fluoxetine) for selective mutism. Worried about side effects and long term effects? Does it stunt growth? Risks vs benefits?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It inhibits reuptake of serotonin, hence increases available serotonin. No effect o growth. Initial side-effects mainly nausea & headaches & some irritability. Benefits is that it can help moods & anxiety. ...Read more

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When evaluating whether to get a vasectomy, what are the possible short/medium/long term side effects or risks?

When evaluating whether to get a vasectomy, what are the possible short/medium/long term side effects or risks?

Minimal: Vasectomy is the most definitive, safest birth control option for couples done having kids. It's a 10-15 min procedure that will leave you sore for a few days. Rarely, men will have chronic pain, worse swelling and evenore rarer, persistent sperm. It is reversible with high success rates if you seek out a well trained micro surgeon. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of anthrax?

Long term side effects of anthrax?

Anthrax: Is usually fatal if not treated right away, it is not a chronic disease. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of high fevers?

Long term side effects of high fevers?

Fever: Temperature elevations above 105 f may create brain damage. In children they may be associated with seizures that will seldom if ever recur when the fever regresses. Otherwise there should not be permanent deficits from high fevers. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of rosacea?

What are the long-term side effects of rosacea?

Scarring: Broken blood vessels thickening of the skin and swelling of the skin on the nose with formation of scar tissue are signs of advanced rosacea. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of surgery?

What are the long term side effects of surgery?

Need more info: You will need to put much more information down before this can be answered. What operation? What diagnosis? Any other medical problems? Etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of long term use of andro gel?

What are the side effects of long term use of andro gel?

Androgen use: Irritation to application site,, enlargement of the prostate, acne, enlargement of the breasts, emotional changes, and worsening of headaches. If any changes you should discuss with your provider. ...Read more

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Does long term disport injections have bad side effects?

Does long term disport injections have bad side effects?

Unlikely: Dysport (abobotulinuma toxin) is an injectable muscle relaxer fda approved for treatment of cervical dystonia and glabellar (frown) lines in adults. Common side effects are related to spread of the toxin to adjacent undesired areas thus injection by an experienced physician is crucial. All botulinum toxins can have decreased effectiveness after long term use due to development of immunity. ...Read more

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What are the serious long term side effects of duromine?

What are the serious long term side effects of duromine?

Duromine: Allow me my soapbox moment: always ask your prescribing doctor & dispensing pharmacist about potential side effects vs desired benefits. Duromine is a global brand (http://www.drugs.com/international/duromine.html) of phentermine, a stimulant similar to methamphetamine, which is used as appetite suppressant. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/phentermine-side-effects.html for list of side effects. ...Read more

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What are long term & permenant side effects of trileptal?

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Trileptal: Check out http://www.drugs.com/trileptal.html for more info on oxcarbazepine (Trileptal). ...Read more

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Long term side effects of anthrax?

Anthrax: Is usually fatal if not treated right away, it is not a chronic disease. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of warfarin ?

Long term side effects of  warfarin
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Warfarin side effect: There are no real long term side affects. Regulating the level of the drug carefully in concert with your doctor maximizes the possibility of avoiding bleeding complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more


Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

Human growth hormone is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea sized structure at the ...Read more