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  • Somatropin Agonist
    2 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Genotropin
    Pfizer
    RX
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    Genotropin

    Somatropin Agonist. Somatotrophin 5.3 mg, 12 mg.
    TWO CHAMBER CARTRIDGES: U2-pen: 1 x 5.3 mg/ml, 12 mg/ml.
    Pre-Filled Pen (Go Quick): 1 x 5.3 mg/ml, 12 mg/ml.
    Dosage must be ajust. individ.
    Child. Short stature due to inadeq. or fail.
    secret. of pituit. growth horm. or Turner’s
    synd.. Short stature in child. with chron.
    renal insuffic.
    Growth disturb. (height SDS< -2.5 and
    parent. adjust. height SDS< -1) in short
    child. born SGA (SGA – small for gestat.
    age, i.e. born small in relation to the
    length of the fetus develop. ), with a birth
    wt. and/or length < -2 SD, who fail. to
    show catch up growth (HV SDS <0 during
    the last year) by 4 yrs. of age or later. In
    Prader-Willi syndr. (PWS) to improve
    growth and body composit. The diagnosis of PWS should be confirm.
    by genetic analysis.
    Adult.: Adult. with Growth-hormone
    defic. since childhood.
    Adult. who have acquir. growth hormone
    defic. due to a pituit. pathology causing
    hypopituitarism.
    C/I: Hypersens.
    Any eviden. of activity of a tumour.
    Intracran. tumour. must be inactive and
    antitumour ther. must be complet. prior
    to init. growth hormone. ther. Tmt.
    should be discount. if there is evidence
    of tumour growth.
    Growth promot. in child. with closed
    epiphyses.
    Pts. with acute critical illness suffer.
    complic. follow. open heart surg.,
    abdom. surg., multiple accident. trauma,
    acute respire. fail. or similar condit.
    should not be treated with Genotropin
    (regard. pts. underg. substitut. ther.
    Pts. with Prader-Willi syndr. who are
    sever. obese or have severe respirat.
    impair. Pts. with active prolifer. or severe nonprolifer. diabetic retinop.

    Norditropin
    Novo Nordisk
    RX
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    Norditropin

    Somatropin Agonist. Somatotrophin 10 mg / 1.5 ml, 15 mg / 1.5 ml.
    PFP.: 1 x 1.5 ml.
    G.H. insuffic: 0.7-1.0 mg/m²/day;
    Chronic renal dis. or Turner’s syndrome
    1.4 mg/m²/day. Adults: Initial: 0.15 - 0.3
    mg/day. SGA: 1 mg/m²/day.
    Child: Short stature due to: inad./ failed
    secrete pituitary growth hormone, Turner’s
    syndr., ren. insuffic. Adult: Hypothalam.-
    pituitary dis., childhood onset G.H. defic.
    Growth disturb. in short child born small
    for gestat. age (SGA).
    C/I: Active malign. tumors, antitumor
    tmt. to be completed prior to ther.,
    pregn., lact., hypersens. Child: chron. ren.
    dis. discont. tmt. at ren. transplant.

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