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Apr 12, 1999

I have been injecting 6 mg of Serostim daily for about a month and have gained weight this way. Is this a good way to gain weight or is it just water retention?

Response from Dr. Fisher

Studies have shown that growth hormone (serostim) promotes the gain of lean body weight you won't just be experiencing water retention. Try to get a body composition study done if you've not had one. This will help evaluate your response to growth hormone (hopefully you already had this done prior to starting growth hormone).

Alvan Fisher, M.D.

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