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Dr. Mark Pack
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Humatrope (Overview)

Humatrope is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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

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

Discard: Gh should never be frozen. It would need to be discarded. Please discuss with your endocrine nurse. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
95 doctors shared insights

Humatrope (Overview)

Humatrope is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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

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

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. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect for human growth hormone if i tack it now at 19 years old ? Does it affects my sexual organs ?

Is there any  side effect for human growth hormone  if i tack it now at 19 years old ? Does it affects  my sexual organs ?

Yes: If hgh is not needed to treat a deficiency or short stature it can cause serious side effects. These include joint pain, enlarged heart, htn, high blood sugar and there is a concern for increase risk of several types of cancer, colon being a common one. It should not be taken for muscle building due to potential risk. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Will I have a better life quality taking humatrope (human growth hormone) injections?

If you're deficient: Adults with gh deficiency may not feel very well until gh is replaced. Though if you're missing other pituitary hormones this complicates things a bit because gh wont fix anything else missing. Hormone replacement is available for other pituitary hormones if necessary. Humatrope (human growth hormone) is one of many brands of gh. If you're not gh deficient taking gh is unsafe and can cause serious morbidity. ...Read more

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How many iu's of humatrope (human growth hormone) should I per weekly. I weigh 170 pounds.?

Have no idea..: Nor would i tell you if i did. That's for the physician who has diagnosed you as needing it, and who will determine the dose, which will be based on other factors than just your weight. ...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