what is HGH Omnitrope 6.7mg?
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HGH Omnitrope 6.7mg Device and Dose Options
The Omnitrope Pen 5 and the Omnitrope Pen 10 were specially designed with convenience in mind. Patients prime the pen the first time they use the Omnitrope cartridge, set their proper dose, and it’s ready to inject. Important: For full instructions, please refer to the full Prescribing Information.
In addition to the pens, Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg can also be administered through a vial.
Patient Support: OmniSource
Patients who need growth hormone treatment and their families have a growth advocate in OmniSource, not only at the beginning, but also throughout the entire period of treatment. OmniSource is here for you and your family.
In addition to the patients’ adult or pediatric endocrinologist and endocrinology nurse, patients can count on OmniSource as a resource and support system.
INDICATIONS AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
INDICATIONS ABOUT HGH Omnitrope 6.7mg
Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg is a recombinant human growth hormone indicated for:
Pediatric: Treatment of children with growth failure due to growth hormone deficiency (GHD), Prader-Willi Syndrome, Small for Gestational Age, Turner syndrome, and Idiopathic Short Stature.
Adult: Treatment of adults with either adult onset or childhood onset GHD.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg
Who should not take HGH Omnitrope 6.7mg?
Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg should not be used in children and adults with any of the following medical conditions because serious side effects can occur:
a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, serious injury or a sudden and severe breathing problem (respiratory failure)
Prader-Willi Syndrome who are severely overweight or have a history of breathing problems including sleep apnea
cancer or other tumors
certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes
allergies to growth hormone or any of the ingredients in the medicine
Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg should also not be used in children who have completed growth.
What should patients tell their doctor before taking Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg?
Patients should tell their doctor about their medical and family history, treatment use and past and existing medical conditions, such as but not limited to the following:
cancer or any tumor
use of prescription and non-prescription medicines, steroids, vitamins and herbal supplements
What are the most common side effects of Omnitrope somatropin 6 7 mg?
local reactions at the injection site (such as pain, numbness, redness and swelling)
swelling associated with fluid retention
pain in joints and muscle pain
carpal tunnel syndrome
tingling and numbness
unusual skin sensations
low levels of thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism)
Other possible side effects of HGH Omnitrope 6.7mg are:
return of tumor or cancerous growths
high blood sugar (hyperglycemia/diabetes)
headaches, changes in vision, nausea or vomiting (these may be symptoms of raised pressure in the brain which requires immediate medical attention)
hip and knee pain or a limp in children, that can be a sign of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
worsening of pre-existing curvature of the spine in children (scoliosis)
increased ear infections and ear disorders in children with Turner syndrome; check for cardiovascular disorders (hypertension, stroke)
intense pain and tenderness in the abdomen as consequence of an inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
gasping syndrome (decreased rate of breathing) in children from high levels of benzyl alcohol (an inactive ingredient)