Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin)


Approval Status
Approved January 1996

Treatment for
liquid growth hormone

Possible similar drugs

Diabetes / Endocrinology

Nutropin AQ is the liquid version of Nutropin R, which Genentech currently markets. It is a hormone that helps children grow and is used in children who do not make enough of their own growth hormone or who have kidney disease.

  • Skin rash, itching, or hives
  • Hip or knee pain, limping
  • Muscle pain
  • Pain where the shot is given
  • Headache
  • Weakness

You should not get this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to somatropin or if you have cancer or a growing tumor.

Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin) Drug Information

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