What is Accretropin
Accretropin is a recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) product. It is a 191-amino acid protein that is produced by genetically modified Escherichia coli bacteria. Accretropin is identical to natural human growth hormone in terms of structure and function.
Benefits of Accretropin
and Its Uses.
Accretropin is a recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) produced by genetically modified Chinese hamster ovary cells. It is a 191-amino acid, single-chain, glycosylated protein. rhGH is a hormone that is produced in the pituitary gland and is responsible for growth during childhood and adolescence.
Accretropin is used to treat growth hormone deficiency in children and adults. It is also used to improve athletic performance and muscle mass, and to reduce fat mass. It is also used to improve the symptoms of Turner syndrome in girls.
Some potential side effects of accretropin include injection site pain, redness, or swelling, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, muscle or joint pain, swelling of the hands or feet, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive sweating, and changes in blood cholesterol levels.
Side Effects and Dosage of Accretropin
Accretropin is a synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) drug used to treat growth hormone deficiency in children and adults. It is a man-made form of the natural hormone somatropin, which is produced by the pituitary gland.
Accretropin is given by injection under the skin or into a muscle. It is available as a powder that must be mixed with a liquid before use.
The usual starting dose for adults is 0.1 to 0.2 milligrams (mg) per kilogram (kg) of body weight per day. The dose may be increased gradually every 1 to 2 weeks. The maximum dose is usually 0.4 mg/kg/day.
For children, the usual starting dose is 0.025 to 0.035 mg/kg/day. The dose may be increased gradually every 1 to 2 weeks. The maximum dose is usually 0.1 mg/kg/day.