What is Zomacton 12Iu Injection (somatropin) ?
Zomacton 12Iu Injection is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles.Somatropin is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. This includes people with with chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, short stature at birth with no catch-up growth, and other causes. Somatropin is also used to prevent severe weight loss in people with AIDS, or to treat short bowel syndrome.Somatropin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zomacton Injection is given as an injection into the skin under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor or nurse will help you to learn the exact method of self-administration. You should receive appropriate training and instructions from the physician before using it. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.
The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reaction, headache, and rash. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had diabetes, or have a thyroid disorder. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood sugar levels, kidney function and level of growth hormone before and during the treatment.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOMACTON INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
-Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
HOW TO USE ZOMACTON INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW ZOMACTON INJECTION WORKS
Zomacton Injection 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 tissues to develop in the right proportion.