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Somatropin – a synthetic human growth hormone

Somatropin is a growth hormone vital for the bones and muscles growth. It is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who naturally lack with this growth hormone. People with chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner Syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, congenital short stature are treated with Somatropin. It also helps people to prevent who have severe weight loss due to AIDS, Short bowel syndrome. It has been used in many therapeutical purposes.

Somatropin is a recombinant human growth hormone. A synthetically manufactured protein which is close to body produced human growth hormone. Endogenous growth hormone is produced in the pituitary gland of the brain. Endogenous and synthetic growth hormone produce the same effects on the body such as stimulating tissue growth, linear growth, lipid metabolism, carbohydrates, minerals and proteins. Somatropin is available in milligram strength. Each of the dosage comes with different strengths and prices. The availability of Somatropin doses are 0.4 mg, 0.8 mg, 5 mg, 12 mg, 15 mg, 24 mg. It is available in 30 different milligram strengths, depends on the condition dosage is recommended to children or adult.

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The following persons should inform to the doctor while taking the Somatropin:

Pituitary gland disorder, diabetes, brain cancer and radiation treatment, hypoactive thyroid, and curvature of spine patients should consult the doctor.

The common side effects of Somatropin are rapid weight gain, joint & muscle pain, headache, swelling, pain, itching, skin changes at the injected site.

How the drug should be used?

The users should follow all the direction on the prescription label. Do not use the medicine in smaller or larger amount and do not exceed the recommended duration. It is generally injected into the muscle or under the skin. Unless you know the procedure for injecting the medicine, you should not use it and be aware of disposing the used syringes and needles. Do not put injection at the same place and try to inject at different muscle parts. You are not supposed to shake the medicine bottle that may damage the bottle. Prepare you dosage when you are ready to take injection. Do not use the medicine if it contains particles or color changes. Use a puncture-proof sharp disposal container and keep it away from children.

The typical HGH cycle lasts for 50 days for beginners. The cycle is followed by a 20-40 day gap, after that the second cycle begins. Based on the reason for administration the HGH cycle varies from 5-8 months. Bodybuilders take the drug for 5-7 days in a week with a dosage of 4 IU per day. It has been stated by the experts that the HGH cycle length is more important than its dosage. A plan of 5 IU per day for six months will be more effective than 10 IU per day for three months.

It is always recommended that the typical HGH cycle length should start with low doses, gradually increase higher dose after confirming the medicine accustom to the body.



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