Active ingredients: somatropin
What it is used for
OMNITROPE is intended for long term treatment of children (above three years of age with growth disturbance due to insufficient secretion of pituitary growth hormone; growth disturbance associated with gonadal dysgenesis (Turner's syndrome); & growth disturbance associated with chronic renal insufficiency.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Subcutaneous
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear to turbid, colourless solution.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient somatropin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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