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Serostim Vs. Genotropin

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Somatropin (Serostim, Genotropin)

soe-ma-TROE-pin Brand Name: Genotropin, Serostim Other Name(s): Growth hormone (human), Human growth hormone, Humatrope, Norditropin, Nutropin, Nutropin AQ, Somatropina, Zorbtive, r-hGH Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs ... Read more »
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Somatotropina

Brand Name: Genotropin, Serostim Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros La somatotropina, también conocida como Genotropin o Serostim, es un tipo de medicamento llamado hormona sintética del crecimiento humano. Es una forma... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Counterfeit Form of Serostim Discovered

Recently Serono became aware of a counterfeit form of Serostim, a product that has been approved for the treatment of wasting. Presently most of the reports have come from California. The counterfeit product was neither produced nor distributed by... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Genotropin Vs Serostim

Hi Doctors,I'm HIV+ since 11/98 and not on meds at this time. My VL and CD4 have been checked every 2 months and have remained consistantly at about VL 35,000 and CD4 480. Since I've been stable, I'm still deciding when to start...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Genotropin is P-and-U's version of human growth hormone. It is presumably the same as any other version (including serostim), but there might be subtle diffences. And the dosages may not be the same.I don't know of any credible reports... Read more »

Neutropin and genotropin

I've recently been told that the growth hormone Serostim is NOT a good solution to promoting muscle mass growth, as its initial purpose was more specifically discovered to promote bone tissue growth in adolescents and had nothing to do with...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
You are right about the growth promoting properties of growth hormone. You should ask the manufacturer about the immune effects. I am uncertain if they exist. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »

Genotropin

I have been living with AIDS for almost 10 years and wasting has always been a problem. My face is so sunken that I got depressed and asked my doctor for help. My doctor precsribed Genotropin (growth hormone)5mg per day. The delivery device I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most of the use of human growth hormone in the setting of HIV/AIDS has been with the Serostim formulation and not Genotropin. For someone at your weight a typical dose would be 4-6 mg/day (0.1mg/day)when AIDS wasting is being treated. I... Read more »

Genotropin

I have been living with AIDS for almost 10 years and wasting has always been a problem. My face is so sunken that I got depressed and asked my doctor for help.My doctor precsribed Genotropin (growth hormone)5mg per day. The delivery device I...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
The recommended doses for growth hormones are based on your weight. Genotropin has been recommended for adults with growth hormone deficiency at no more than 0.04 mg/kg per week to start with a maximum dose of 0.08 mg/kg per week. For you that would... Read more »
Connect With Others

Serostim

Posted by Anonymous
I have serostim I can not use as my diabetes is bad. I have 3 months worth of my own prescription. I will sell it. Please e-mail me at kewljames@aol.com if you are interested in purchasing the Serostim. Serious replies only.

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Need Serostim (HGH)

Posted by elizzytate
Does anyone have a surplus of Serostim, or cannot use it due diabetics. I need some for a friend in dire need and never ending issues with his insurance. Send me a message. Serious people please. Read more »

In NEED of Serostim

Posted by Survivor77, 1 Reply
To make a long story short, my best friend has cancer. He has Osteosarcoma, is 22 year old, and he is dying. He is running out of options, and we are turning to alternative medicine.

If anyone has a Serostim surplus or any unused Serostim, please... Read more »

Serostim and Exercise

Posted by WillinFTL
I just started Serostim (growth Hormone) and need some help in starting an exercise program. If anyone knows the best way to exercise and see the best results from Sterostim, Please send information. Thanks

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