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How effective is nutropin (human growth hormone) for increasing height?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Effective if needed

Effective for those who do not make enough growth hormone on their own; have idiopathic short stature, which means they are shorter than 98.
8% of other children of the same age and sex; are growing at a rate not likely to allow them to reach normal adult height; and no other cause of short stature can be found have turner syndrome;have chronic kidney disease (ckd) up to the time of kidney transpl.

In brief: Effective if needed

Effective for those who do not make enough growth hormone on their own; have idiopathic short stature, which means they are shorter than 98.
8% of other children of the same age and sex; are growing at a rate not likely to allow them to reach normal adult height; and no other cause of short stature can be found have turner syndrome;have chronic kidney disease (ckd) up to the time of kidney transpl.
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