Humatrope is the brand name of the man-made form of injectable human growth hormone fabricated by Eli-Lilly, one of America’s most renowned laboratories. It is a FDA approved brand for the treatment of growth disorders and growth hormone deficiencies.
Humatrope is a treatment for growth hormone deficiency in children and adults. It is a form of somatropin and its main ingredient is a DNA protein that is a recombinant growth hormone, which belongs to a drug classification of growth stimulants.
It is a solution for other growth disorders like SHOX deficiency, Turner Syndrome and idiopathic short stature. In children that did not reach normal height at adulthood due growth hormone deficiency, pituitary disease or hypothalamic disease. It also helps to recover faster from radiation therapy and surgery.
Some of the benefits that you will experience while taking Humatrope are fast metabolism, tissue growth, muscle growth, better sleep, good cholesterol levels, enhanced brain activity and improved sex drive.
Humatrope comes in two different presentations: vials and mixing cartridges. It can be as diluted or concentrated as you choose. The dosage has to be adjusted according to the specific condition of every patient like age, weight, health, medical condition and reaction to injection.
If you want to start using Humatrope, you should know if it’s right for you.
Do not take it if you have:
- Active cancer
- Allergies to growth hormone ingredients
- Prader-Willi syndrome
- If you are having complications after a surgery
Possible side effects include:
- Muscle pain
- Reaction to site injection
- Allergic reactions
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
Humatrope is recommended to be used in cycles of at least three months but it can vary depending on each person. You should consider having your blood sugar monitored regularly and often change the injection sites.
Humatrope should be stored in the refrigerator before and after it’s mixed. It must not be put in the freezer. Once you activate the hormone it has a life period of 28 days.
Results can be seen and felt within the first few months of treatment.