Humatrope 24mg Injection (Somatropin)


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Humatrope injection contains Somatropin which is now available in Pakistan at Online Pharmacy. The price range of Humatrope injection is Rs.25,000/-. to Rs.27,000/-.

Product Description

Brand: Humatrope
Packet Size: 1’s injection
Active ingredient: Somatropin
Manufacturer: Eli Lilly
Treatment: Growth Hormones

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Additional Details

Additional Details

Uses of the Humatrope Injection

Humatrope Injection is used to treat several medical conditions. These include growth failure, growth hormone deficiency, intestinal disorders like short bowel syndrome, and weight loss or wasting related to HIV. Additionally, Somatropin is also used to help increase height in children who have specific disorders such as Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, and idiopathic short stature. This medication plays a key role in managing these conditions and aiding in the growth and overall health of individuals affected by these disorders.

How Does It Work?

Humatrope is a synthetic form of growth hormone, which is vital for growth. This hormone is naturally produced by the pituitary gland, located at the base of your brain, and then released into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, it travels to different tissues in your body. Here, it stimulates the production of another hormone crucial for growth, known as insulin-like growth factor 1, or IGF-1. The role of growth hormone, including Humatrope, in stimulating growth is largely due to its effectiveness in generating IGF-1.

How Should You Take HumatroPen?

To administer Humatrope using the HumatroPen, you can follow these general steps:

Preparation: First, wash your hands thoroughly and then prepare the injection site as advised by your healthcare provider.

Assembling the Pen: Attach a new needle to the Pen. Carefully remove the outer needle cap without touching the needle.
Checking the Dose: Turn the dose selector on the Pen to align with the number of milligrams (mg) prescribed by your healthcare provider.

Administering the Injection: Gently insert the needle into your skin and press the injection button to deliver the dose.

Removing the Needle: Once you’ve completed the injection, carefully remove the needle and safely discard it.

It’s important to always follow the specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider and refer to the HumatroPen user manual for detailed guidance on how to use the device properly. If you have any difficulties or questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider or the manufacturer for assistance. Your safety and correct usage of the medication are our top priorities.

The recommended dosage for Humatrope 24mg injection is based on your weight. According to the manufacturer’s instructions, you should start with an initial dose of 0.006 mg/kg daily.

This dosage can then be adjusted according to your individual requirements, up to a maximum of 0.0125 mg/kg daily. It’s important to tailor the dosage specifically for each patient, based on their response to the growth treatment.

The total calculated weekly dosage of Humatrope should be divided into equal doses, which can be administered over either 6 or 7 days per week. Always follow your healthcare provider’s instructions closely for the best results.

Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Before using Humatrope, it’s important to inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any allergies, particularly to somatropin, or if you have other allergies. This product might contain inactive ingredients like benzyl alcohol or metacresol found in some brands, which could trigger allergic reactions or other issues. For more specific information, feel free to talk to your pharmacist.

Also, before starting this medication, make sure to discuss your medical history with your doctor or pharmacist, especially if you have had:

Adrenal gland problems.
Eye issues, such as diabetic retinopathy.
Recent major surgery or injury.
Breathing problems.
Diabetes or a family history of diabetes.
Kidney disease.
Cancer or tumors, particularly in the head or neck region.
Thyroid problems.
Back problems like scoliosis.

If you have diabetes, Humatrope may affect your blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood sugar as directed and share the results with your doctor. If you notice symptoms of high blood sugar, such as increased thirst or urination, inform your doctor immediately. Your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet might need adjustment based on these observations. Your health and safety are our top priorities, and open communication with your healthcare provider is key to managing your treatment effectively.

Possible Side Effects of Humatrope Injection

Possible Side Effects of Humatrope Injection

When taking Humatrope injections, you may experience headaches, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, muscle pain, or weakness. If these symptoms persist or worsen, promptly inform your doctor or pharmacist.

Though Humatrope is prescribed for its benefits, some people may experience serious side effects. Consult your doctor immediately if you have persistent nausea/vomiting, a limp, unusual tiredness, unexplained weight gain, cold intolerance, irregular heartbeat, ear discomfort, hearing issues, joint pain, numbness, increased thirst or urination, swelling, mole changes, or severe abdominal pain.

In rare cases, especially in children with Prader-Willi syndrome, Humatrope can cause serious lung or breathing problems. Seek immediate medical attention for severe side effects like vision changes, seizures, or intense headaches. Report any symptoms of lung infection or breathing difficulties to your doctor right away. Monitoring these symptoms is essential for safety during treatment.

Can We Use Other Medicines with Humatrope Injection?

If you’re using, have recently used, or are planning to use any other medicines, it’s important to tell your doctor or pharmacist. Specifically, let your doctor know if you are taking or have recently taken any of the following medications, as they might need to adjust the dose of either Humatrope or these other medicines:

Medicines for treating diabetes mellitus, which may require adjustment.

Adrenal steroid hormones like cortisone or prednisolone. The combination of these with Humatrope might reduce the effectiveness of both treatments, so dosage adjustments might be necessary.
Oral estrogens or other sex hormones, as they can affect your response to growth hormone treatment. If there is a change in how you take estrogen (for example, switching from oral to transdermal), your Humatrope dosage may need an adjustment.

Anticonvulsants (medications to prevent seizures) or cyclosporine.

We recommend discussing all your current medications with your healthcare provider to ensure safe and effective treatment with Humatrope.

Can Alcohol Drinker Take Humatrope Injection?

If you have short bowel syndrome, we advise against consuming alcohol while taking Humatrope injections, as alcohol can irritate your stomach and potentially worsen your condition. It’s always best to consult your healthcare provider for personalized medical advice. They can guide you on the safe and effective use of Humatrope, especially in relation to the consumption of alcohol or other substances.

Can You Take Humatrope Injection If You’re Pregnant?

You should not use Humatrope during pregnancy unless specifically advised by your doctor. If you become pregnant while using Humatrope, it’s important to inform your doctor right away. Additionally, it’s currently unknown whether somatropin, the active ingredient in Humatrope, is present in breast milk. If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, please seek advice from your doctor before using Humatrope.

Reviews (2)

2 reviews for Humatrope 24mg Injection (Somatropin)

  1. rafiq siddiqui

    ap logon ki delivery serivce bohot achi hai

  2. Mohd Shameer

    delivery service is on time and 100% genuine medicine

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