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An Overview of Tesamorelin

... Brand Name: Egrifta Other Name(s): TH9507 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Tesamorelin, also known as TH9507, is a type of medicine called a growth hormone-releasing factor (GHRF). GHRF causes growth hormone to be created and spread in the body, which helps control metabolism, body shape, and use of energy.
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Tesamorelin and Prostate Cancer

I have a history of prostate cancer. I received seed-implant treatment a few years ago and my PSA has been normal for quite some time. I also suffer from lipodystrophy and recently read about Tesamorelin. Would I be able to take Tesamorelin or might...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Tesamorelin (brand name Egrifta), is coming up for FDA review for potential approval in May. It is a growth hormone releasing hormone that Read more »

What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I am glad you repeat what I have said before, that the decrease in visceral fat produced by Tesamorelin is small (15-17% in 26 weeks). Growth hormone achieved values closer to 30-40% in some studies, but it also caused more side Read more »

Tesamorelin Antibodies

I participated in the phase III trial of Tesamorelin and the extension in LA, CA. I rec'd the drug during the trial and the placebo in the extension. I was notified about a year after the trial that I had developed antibodies to the drug. I was told...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Very good questions for which I don't have any solid answers. If any reader knows of a reference that would be helpful please post. KH Read more »

tesamorelin for Belly fat

I recently heard of a new drug tesamorelin (from theratech) finishing phase 3 confirmatory trials. From what I read, it seems like this is going to be a big help with reducing visceral stomach fat. Can you comment? Below is the reply I recd...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I do think that tesamorelin is going to be a big help in dealing with lipohypertrophy. It appears to be safer than growth hormone and as effective in reducing Read more »
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The Body

FDA Decision on Egrifta (Tesamorelin) Delayed Until Fall

...more than a month since a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel unanimously recommended approval of Egrifta (tesamorelin). That recommendation appeared to put Egrifta firmly on track to become the first approved treatment for... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half of 2010. Results from a 52-week study of 816 people showed 18%... Read more »
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Tesamorelin Is Approved

... This just in from the FDA : The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Egrifta (tesamorelin) to treat HIV patients with lipodystrophy, a condition in which excess fat develops in different areas of the body, most notably Read more »
Proyecto Inform

El Tesamorelin y el Exceso de Grasa Profunda en la Barriga

...de Vista de Project Inform Introducción El factor liberador de la hormona de crecimiento humano sintética llamado tesamorelin, el cual actualmente se encuentra en estudio para reducir el exceso de grasa en la barriga, podría ser... Read more »
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Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
...Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting Read more »