Novartis (Bangladesh) Ltd.
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Omnitrope.
Omnitrope may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Omnitrope is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Omnitrope does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Omnitrope in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Omnitrope in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Omnitrope is a medicine that is identical to the main form of the naturally occurring human growth hormone. It is used to treat children with growth fai... View More
Uses of Omnitrope
- Growth failure due to growth hormone deficiency
Side effects of Omnitrope
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Omnitrope
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Omnitrope works
Omnitrope has the same structure as natural human growth hormone which is required for the growth of bones and muscles. It also helps the fat and muscle... View More
- Omnitrope helps treat deficiency of growth hormone.
- It is given by an injection into the fatty tissue just under your skin by your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you have diabetes or if you are receiving treatment with thyroid hormones.
- Inform your doctor if you start to limp due to pain in your hip, while on treatment with this medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Growth hormone deficiency, HIV-associated wasting or cachexia, Short bowel syndrome
Growth Hormone Deficiency Weight-based dosing Not to exceed 0.004 mg/kg/day SC initially for 6 weeks; may increase up to 0.016 mg/kg/day maximum No... View More
Growth Hormone Deficiency 0.024-0.034 mg/kg/day SC 6-7 days/week Small for Gestational Age Not to exceed 0.067 mg/kg/day SC Nooman Syndrome With... View More
Acute critical illness due to heart or abdominal surgery, multiple accidental trauma or respiratory failure; active neoplasms, proliferative or preproli... View More
Mode of Action
Somatropin is a synthetic human growth hormone of recombinant DNA origin. It stimulates skeletal and soft tissue growth by promoting cell division, amin... View More
Monitor thyroid function; benign intracranial hypertension. DM; may require dose reduction in insulin. Pregnancy. Discontinue treatment if there is evid... View More
Hypothyroidism, peripheral oedema; headache; muscle and joint pain; benign intracranial hypertension. Loss of glycaemic control in diabetics, New onset ... View More
High doses of corticosteroid may inhibit growth-promoting effects of somatropin.
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