Human Growth Hormone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Human Growth Hormone?

(soe ma TROE pin)

• This medicine is used to treat growth hormone deficiency.

• This medicine is used to treat short bowel syndrome.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects. You may need a smaller dose.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider. You may be more sensitive to this medicine.

• If you are overweight, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Swelling.

• Bone pain.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea...

 
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