Norditropin Nordilet Injection (Somatropin)

Norditropin is a prescription medication that contains somatropin, a synthetic growth hormone.

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Norditropin Nordilet Injection (Somatropin 15mg/1.5ml)

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Introduction

Norditropin is a prescription medication that contains somatropin, a synthetic growth hormone. It is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. Norditropin helps stimulate growth and development, supporting healthy bones and muscles.

Norditropin Information Table

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Details
Active Ingredient Somatropin
Indications Growth failure, growth hormone deficiency
Administration Subcutaneous injection
Common Side Effects Injection site reactions, headache
Serious Side Effects Intracranial pressure, vision problems
Storage Refrigerate, do not freeze
Interactions Glucocorticoids, insulin
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Precautions

  • Medical Conditions: Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, thyroid disorders, or a history of cancer.
  • Pregnancy/Breastfeeding: Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Allergies: Notify your doctor of any allergies to medication, food, or other substances.

Side Effects

Potential side effects of Norditropin may include:

  • Common: Injection site reactions, headache, muscle pain.
  • Serious: Increased intracranial pressure, severe headache, vision problems, hip and knee pain in children.

If any severe side effects occur, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

 

FAQs

Q: How is Norditropin administered?
A: Norditropin is administered via subcutaneous injection. Your healthcare provider will instruct you on proper injection techniques.

Q: How should Norditropin be stored?
A: Store Norditropin in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Once opened, it can be kept at room temperature for a short period, as specified in the product instructions.

Q: Can adults use Norditropin?
A: Yes, Norditropin is prescribed for adults with growth hormone deficiency to improve body composition and quality of life.

Q: What should I do if I miss a dose?
A: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your regular schedule. Do not double up doses.

Interactions

Norditropin can interact with various medications, including:

  • Glucocorticoids: May reduce the effectiveness of growth hormone.
  • Insulin and/or other diabetes medications: Dosage adjustments may be necessary.

Always inform your healthcare provider about all medications and supplements you are taking.

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