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Genotropin 36iu 12mg/Ml 1 Pre Filled Pen Of Powder For Injection

1 Powder For Injection(s) in Pre Filled Pen
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Genotropin 12 MG/ML Description

Genotropin injection contains somatotropin, a copy of the human growth hormone used to treat growth disorders. The hormone is created using recombinant DNA technology and used to treat growth failure

caused due to deficiency of growth hormones like short height due to turner's syndrome and Noonan syndrome.


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ContainsSomatropin(12.0 Mg/Ml)
Usesgrowth hormone deficiency
Side effectshypersensitivity, diabetic retinopathy, swelling, joint pain, rash, itching
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Uses of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

  • Growth failure due to growth hormone deficiency

Contraindications of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Open heart surgery
  • Acute Respiratory failure
  • Upper airway obstruction
  • Sleep apnea
  • Active cancer
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Children whose growth plate has been fused (Closed Epiphyses)

Side effects of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

  • Tumours
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Increased pressure in the brain
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Damage to the bone plate in the femur bone
  • Swelling
  • Joint pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Abnormal sensation
  • Injection site reaction
  • Rash
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Genotropin 12 MG/ML



Can I take a Genotropin injection during pregnancy?
As no clinical studies are available on Genotropin injection use during pregnancy, genotropin injection should be avoided.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Genotropin injection while breastfeeding?
Genotropin injection should not be taken during breastfeeding as its safety has not been established.


Can I drive if I have consumed a Genotropin injection?
Somatotropin does not affect driving abilities.


Can I consume alcohol with Genotropin injection?
The interaction of somatotropin and alcohol is unknown

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to somatotropin or any other excipient
  • You are having pancreas and kidney dysfunction
  • You are have respiratory failure
  • You have had a heart attack
  • You have diabetes
  • You have a thyroid disorder
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medication, herbal or nutritional supplements

Mode of Action of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

How Does It Work?

Somatotropin stimulates the growth factors in the body. These growth factors help in protein synthesis, which leads to growth in the cells, tissues, organs, skeletal muscles, metabolism of carbohydrat...
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Directions for Use of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

  • Genotropin injection should be given intravenously as directed by the physician
  • Genotropin injection is given in the hospital by a healthcare professional
  • Do not try to self-inject

Interactions of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Somatropin can cause inhibition of 11βHSD-1 and reduced serum cortisol concentrations.
  • Glucocorticoid treatment may weaken the growth-promoting effects of Somatropin in children.
  • Somatropin treatment increases cytochrome P450 medicines corticosteroids, sex steroids, anticonvulsants, and cyclosporine.
  • Growth hormone may cause a reduction in T4 and an increase in T3
  • somatotropin may reduce the release of cortisol
  • A small percentage of persons on somatotropin may develop antibodies to Somatotropin and leukaemia.
  • Pancreatitis may be seen in patients on Somatotropin
  • Somatotropin can cause kidney dysfunction
  • Children born small for gestational age or treatment that can explain growth deficiency should be ruled out before treatment.

Other general Interactions

Women on somatotropin treatment may require larger doses of somatotropin for favorable results Patients with diabetes mellitus requiring drug therapy,may require adjustment with insulin/diabetic medi...
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Storage and disposal of Genotropin 12 MG/ML

  • Store Genotropin injection at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46° F) in a refrigerator before its use
  • Protect from light
  • Do not freeze

Dosage of Genotropin 12 MG/ML


As Genotropin injection is given to you by a doctor or nurse, it is unlikely to get an overdose of this injection. If you experience dizziness or nausea immediately after taking the injection, seek he...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, you can schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the shelf life of Genotropin injection?

A: The shelf life of an unused vial is 3 years.

Q: Can I use a Genotropin injection along with herbal medicines?

A: It is best to discuss any possible drug interactions between somatotropin and herbal medicines with your physician before using both together.

Q: Is Genotropin injection habit forming?

A: No habit forming tendencies have been reported with somatotropin .
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