PLEASE READ THE PACKAGE INSERT CAREFULLY BEFORE USE.
Keep the package insert for reference. If you have any questions that are not addressed here, please consult your physician. This drug has been individually prescribed by your physician for personal use. Under no circumstances do not administer it to others, even if they appear with the same symptoms, it may harm them. If you notice any of the side effects stated in this package please notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
WHAT IS GENOTROPIN 36IU
Genotropin (36Iu) Powder is used for Growth hormone deficiency and other conditions. Genotropin (36Iu) Powder may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Genotropin (36Iu) Powder contains Somatropin as an active ingredient. Genotropin (36Iu) Powder works by growing the muscles and bones in the body. Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium Nv manufactures Genotropin (36Iu) Powder. Detailed information related to Genotropin (36Iu) Powder’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
HOW TO USE GENOTROPIN 36IU
Before using Genotropin (36Iu) Powder, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Be careful if you are taking or have recently taken or might take any other medicines
Consult a doctor if you have/are being treated for thyroid problem, diabetes, kidney problems
• Do consult a doctor if you are about to have, or have had, a major operation
• Do not drink alcohol
• Do not use more than the recommended dose
• Elderly patients
• Planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
GENOTROPIN 36IU DOSING INFORMATION
Weight Based Regimen:
Not more than 0.004 mg/kg subcutaneously once a day (or a total of 0.04 mg/kg per week in divided doses).
0.016 mg/kg once a day (0.08 mg/kg per week in divided doses)
GENOTROPIN 36IU SIDE EFFECTS
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Genotropin (36Iu) Powder. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.