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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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. Thomas Fiala
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?

No.: Life gets better if there is a medical problem which can be repaired or corrected with a medicine that either replaces what is deficient, or a medicine that stimulates the body in such a way that it allows the body to heal itself. The present and potential healing properties within all of us are extraordinary powerful; very often nature needs a nudge. ...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

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Is humatrope (human growth hormone) hard on you?

Is humatrope (human growth hormone) hard on you?

If don't need, yes.: If you are an appropriate candidate for it, such as short stature syndrome, growth hormone deficiency from various causes, then it won't be hard on you. It will improve your short stature, and whatever goes with that, like how others see you, and therefore self-esteem. Oh, i'd the injections are what your thinking about, the needles for subcutaneous are so fine, barely feel it. ...Read more

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Better life taking humatrope (human growth hormone)?

No.: Life gets better if there is a medical problem which can be repaired or corrected with a medicine that either replaces what is deficient, or a medicine that stimulates the body in such a way that it allows the body to heal itself. The present and potential healing properties within all of us are extraordinary powerful; very often nature needs a nudge. ...Read more

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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

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What happens if humatrope (human growth hormone) gets frozen?

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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What will happen if humatrope (human growth hormone) is frozen?

It may lose potency: I assume you are talking about Humatrope (human growth hormone) which has been mixed with water. Freezing may cause some of the GH to come out of solution when it is thawed and you may see white dust when you mix it. I don't think injecting it would be harmful but if it is just one vial or cartridge & you have extra, I would probably discard it to be on the safe side since if you use it you won't know how much is left ...Read more

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What will happen if humatrope (human growth hormone) is frozen?

Not reported: Hi. I can tell you from the biochemistry standpoint, probably NOTHING will happen. Defrost it and use it, and it should be fine. Unlike heating (which irreversibly destroys proteins), proteins are generally very tolerant of freezing. But it hasn't been approved (or reported as far as I know). I'm sure it will not hurt you, and the GH should work just fine. ...Read more

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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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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