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(somatropin recombinant Norditropin FlexPro )
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  • Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed): Somatropin [BOOK]
    National Library of Medicine (US): Bethesda (MD)BOOK
  • Limited data indicate that exogenous somatropin does not increase normal breastmilk concentrations of growth hormone and that no adverse effects are experienced by the breastfed infants of mothers who receive somatropin. Small studies by one group of investigators found that milk output increases from 19% to 36% after a 7-day course of somatropin. Because mothers were not given extensive breastfe…
  • Growth hormone therapy with norditropin (somatropin) in growth hormone deficiency. [Review]
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 2013; 13(6):927-32Pawlikowska-Haddal A
  • CONCLUSIONS: Adverse reactions of rhGH therapy include intracranial hypertension, fluid retention, glucose intolerance, and children may experience worsening of scoliosis and slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Increased risk for intracranial tumors has also been reported in teenagers and young adults treated with radiation to the head as children for a first neoplasm. RhGH therapy requires daily injections, therefore improved ease of use of delivery devices may improve treatment outcomes. Several rhGH devices have been developed, and the Norditropin FlexPro prefilled pen is the newest delivery system which has small dose increments, does not require reconstitution and has flexible storage features.
  • Developments in administration of growth hormone treatment: focus on Norditropin® Flexpro®. [Journal Article]
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2011; 5:117-24Yuen KC, Amin R
  • Recombinant human growth hormone is used for the treatment of growth failure in children and metabolic dysfunction in adults with growth hormone deficiency. However, conventional growth hormone therapy requires daily subcutaneous injections that may affect treatment adherence, and subsequently efficacy outcomes. To enhance potential treatment adherence, improved ease of use of growth hormone deli…
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