Frequently Asked Questions

About Nutropin AQ® (somatropin)

Responses to the Frequently Asked Questions below combine to deliver key clinical, safety, and administrative information on different aspects of Nutropin therapy.

Conditions Treated by Nutropin AQ

What causes growth hormone deficiency (GHD)?

What is hypopituitarism and can patients with GHD also have other pituitary hormone deficiencies?

Does growth hormone (GH) affect the body’s glucose level?

What causes adult-onset GHD (AGHD)?

What is Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS)?

What is Turner Syndrome (TS)?

How does Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) affect a child’s ability to grow?

What is the goal of Nutropin therapy in CKD?

When should Nutropin be given if the patient is on dialysis?