Therapeutic Class: Hormones
Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd
Genotropin Injection is a medicine used in the treatment of acromegaly, carcinoid tumors, and bleeding esophageal varices. It works by blocking certain hormones in the body as well as decreasing the bleeding from food pipe by narrowing the blood vessels. Genotropin Injection is given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should use it regularly to get the most benefit from the medicine. Do not stop using the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so. Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, flatulence, and headache. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away or get worse. Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have problems with your liver. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. Your doctor may monitor your blood glucose regularly while on treatment with this medicine. In Acromegaly Acromegaly is a condition that is caused by the overproduction of growth hormone from the pituitary gland. Genotropin Injection helps to reduce the increased levels of growth hormone, restores them to normal and therefore prevents complication of acromegaly such as diabetes or heart diseases. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. In Carcinoid tumours Carcinoid tumors are slow-growing abnormal masses that occur in several parts of the body, chiefly, intestine, pancreas, colon, rectum, lungs etc. These tumors occur due to the oversecretion of certain hormones in our body. Genotropin Injection helps reduce these hormone levels to normal range and prevents further complications. Follow your doctors instructions to get maximum benefit. In Bleeding esophageal varices Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. Genotropin Injection helps prevent abnormal growth of tissues that may cause these blockages and also helps control bleeding in such cases.
Salt Composition: Somatostatin (5.3mg)
Pack Size: pre-filled pen of 1 Injection
Uses: Acromegaly | Carcinoid tumours | Bleeding esophageal varices
pre-filled pen of 1 Injection
Acromegaly | Carcinoid tumours | Bleeding esophageal varices