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Drug Info for humatrope

Somatropin injection is used to replace growth hormone (a natural hormone produced by your body) in adults and children with growth hormone deficiency. Somatropin injection is also used to increase growth in children with certain conditions that affect normal growth and development. Somatropin injection (Serostim) is used to increase body weight and physical endurance in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who have HIV-associated wasting syndrome. Somatropin injection (Zorbtive) is used to treat short bowel syndrome in adults who are receiving additional nutrition or fluids from intravenous (IV) therapy. Somatropin is a human growth hormone (hGH) analog. It works by replacing growth hormones that are normally produced in the body, which may result in increased growth, body weight, and improved absorption of nutrients and fluids from the intestines.

Humatrope is used to treat conditions associated with growth hormone deficiency or growth failure. These include adult human growth hormone deficiency, hypopituitarism, idiopathic Short Stature. It may also be used certain genetic conditions including turner’s syndrome, prader-willi syndrome and noonan syndrome. Humatrope is part of the treatment for AIDS related weight loss, short bowel syndrome and other conditions as prescribed by your doctor. Humatrope may be used by adults and children. It is available as an injection.

  • Genotropin
  • Genotropin Miniquick
  • Humatrope
  • Norditropin Flexpro
  • Zomacton
  • Zomacton with Vial Adapter
  • Nutropin AQ NuSpin 10
  • Nutropin AQ NuSpin 20
  • Nutropin AQ NuSpin 5
  • Omnitrope
  • By injection

Injection routeYour doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin.

Injection routeA nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

Injection routeYou may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

There are many different types of injection devices available for this medicine. Check if you have received the proper device each time you get your medicine. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about the device that you were given.

Injection routeYou will be shown the body areas where this shot can be given. Use a different body area each time you give yourself a shot. Keep track of where you give each shot to make sure you rotate body areas.

Injection routeUse a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.

Use each vial or syringe only one time. Do not save an open vial or syringe. If the medicine in the vial or syringe has changed color, or if you see particles in it, do not use it.

Missed dose: Injection routeCall your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.

The storage instructions differ from brand to brand. Ask your pharmacist how to store your brand of medicine. Make sure you know how long you can store this medicine after mixing.

Injection routeThrow away used needles in a hard, closed container that the needles cannot poke through. Keep this container away from children and pets.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to somatropin, benzyl alcohol, or metacresol, or if you have cancer, diabetic retinopathy, or acute lung failure.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Rapid growth or weight gain, swelling in your hands, legs, ankles, or feet

Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and lightheadedness

This medicine may cause the following problems:Hip bone dislocationChanges in blood sugar levelsIncreased pressure in the headPancreatitis (swelling of the pancreas)Increased risk for cancerAdrenal gland problemsThyroid problems

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, diabetes, thyroid problems, pituitary problems, scoliosis (curved spine), Turner syndrome, or a history of cancer. Tell your doctor if your child has Prader-Willi syndrome, especially if he has sleep apnea or breathing problems. Also, tell your doctor if you have ever had open heart surgery, stomach surgery, or trauma caused by an accident.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Trouble breathing, wheezing, new or worsening snoring

Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness

This medicine may cause the following problems:Hip bone dislocationChanges in blood sugar levelsIncreased pressure in the headPancreatitisIncreased risk for cancer

Some medicines can affect how somatropin works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following: CyclosporineEstrogen hormone replacementInsulin or oral diabetes medicineMedicine for seizuresSteroid medicine (including dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, prednisone)

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Rapid growth or weight gain, swelling in your hands, legs, ankles, or feet
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands, arms, legs, or feet
  • Hip or knee pain, limping
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Changes in skin color, dark freckles
  • Decrease or loss of body fat, especially in the face, arms, legs, or buttocks
  • Headache, pain behind your eyes, vision problems
  • Trouble breathing, new or worsening snoring
  • Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, lightheadedness
  • Increased thirst or hunger, increase in how much or how often you urinate
  • Joint or muscle pain, stiffness or pain in your arms or legs
  • Increased sweating
  • Ear pain, fluid draining from your ear
  • Swelling of the breasts or breast soreness (in both females and males)
  • Pain, redness, burning, swelling, a hard lump, or skin changes where your shot is given
Frequently Asked Questions

The average price for one Humatrope injectable kit 6 mg without insurance is about $777 but you can use our OptionRx free coupon card you get up to 80% off your prescription cost at participating pharmacies near you.

To check if your pharmacy accepts our free OptionRx coupon card, enter the zip code and see if it appears in the search results. You can also bring your OptionRx discount card to your local pharmacy and with your permission the pharmacist will process your prescription using the BIN and PCN number on your card. The OptionRx Humatrope coupon card is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Rite Aid and Walgreens for up to 80% discount on your Humatrope prescription.

Somatropin is the generic name for Humatrope. The generic version of Humatrope is currently unavailable but you can use our free Humatrope discount card and reduce the average cost by up to 80% off when you purchase Humatrope at a participating local pharmacy.

There are several ways to save on Humatrope. There is not a Humatrope coupon currently available from the manufacturer but there are several patient assistant programs available. These include the HealthWell Foundation Copay Program, the Good Days Program and the Lilly Care Patient Assistance Program. These programs provide free or discounted medicine to low income, uninsured or underinsured patients. Contact these programs directly for more information. You can also use OptionRx’s coupon card. It is easy and free to use and customers typically find they save the most on medications when they use our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.