Is Norditropin the same as HGH?
Norditropin® is a prescription medicine that contains human growth hormone and is used to treat: children who are not growing because of low or no growth hormone.
What are the benefits of Norditropin?
Norditropin® is also used to treat children who are short (in stature) with no underlying disorder, hormonal issue, or nutritional problem (Idiopathic Short Stature), children who are not growing who have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), and adults who do not make enough growth hormone.
What is Norditropin used for in adults?
Somatropin is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles. Somatropin is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone.
What are the side effects of Norditropin?
Common side effects of Norditropin include:
- tired feeling,
- muscle pain,
- joint stiffness or pain,
- pain in your arms or legs,
Does Norditropin cause hair loss?
In two clinical studies in pediatric patients with PWS carried out with another somatropin product, the following adverse reactions were reported: edema, aggressiveness, arthralgia, benign intracranial hypertension, hair loss, headache, and myalgia.
What happens when I stop taking hGH?
Psychological symptoms of GH withdrawal, reported in interviews at end-point by placebo-treated patients, included decreased energy, and increased tiredness, pain, irritability and depression.
How much Norditropin Can I take a day?
The usual starting dose is 0.2 to 0.5 mg per day. The dose will be adjusted until you are on the right dose. If your growth hormone deficiency starts during adult life, the usual starting dose is 0.1 to 0.3 mg per day. Your doctor will increase this dose each month until you are getting the dose you need.
What time is best to inject HGH?
Time of Day
- Give GH at night, preferably within an hour of sleep.
- You may change the time occasionally, by a few hours earlier or later, but do not give before 5 p.m, except under unusual circumstances (such as leaving for a trip, a sleep-over, etc.)
- Do not make up missed injections.