What Nutropin AQ® (somatropin) Treats

Nutropin treats people who don’t make enough growth hormone on their own.

Growth hormone plays an important role in the development of organs, bones, and tissues for children and teens. In adults it helps your body maintain a healthy balance between lean mass and body fat. Nutropin therapy is approved for the following conditions where growth hormone treatment may be necessary.

How Nutropin Helps GHD in the Following Conditions:

Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD)

In Children with Childhood-onset GHD:

In Adults with Childhood-onset GHD:

In Adults with Adult-onset GHD:

Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS)

In Children:

Turner Syndrome-Associated Short Stature

In Children:

Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Growth Disease

In Children:

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What should you tell your doctor before starting Nutropin therapy?

If you have pituitary hormone deficiency(s) (an inability of the pituitary gland to produce sufficient hormones) or adrenal hormone deficiency (an inability of the adrenal glands to produce sufficient hormones, primarily cortisol), your doctor may further monitor your hormone levels or your hormone replacement therapy closely while you are taking Nutropin therapy.