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What Does Serostim Treat

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Investigators Might Examine Pricing Practices of Pharmacies That Sold AIDS-Related Drug Serostim, Court Papers Suggest

Pharmacies that sold Swiss biotechnology company Serono 's drug Serostim, which is used to treat AIDS-related wasting, might face federal inquiries, court papers suggest, the Boston Globe reports (Kerber, Boston Globe , 10/19). Serono on Monday... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Serono Discussing Settlement Details of Federal Investigation Into Price, Marketing of AIDS-Related Drug Serostim

The Swiss biotechnology company Serono and federal and state officials are discussing details of an agreement that could settle a federal Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales and pricing practices of its drug Serostim,... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

When Medi-Cal Says "No" to Serostim

Medi-Cal recipients can obtain Serostim, a human-growth hormone which is prescribed to control HIV wasting syndrome, as one of the drugs covered by the program. Because HIV wasting syndrome is not simply a decrease in body weight, but in fact... Read more »
Ask the Experts

success of serostim

What kind of results have been seen with use of serostim to treat the fat accumulations associated with lipodystrophy? And what kind of side effects are caused by serostim?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Little good data exist on the subject of the impact of growth hormone on the fat redistribution syndrome. Studies are planned for this year that should better address that question. Growth hormone is expensive and not without side effects so... Read more »

Serostim for Lipodystrophy

I've read some recent news that Serostim can be used to treat certain forms of Lipodystrophy in addition to general wasting. Is there any truth to this? I am very interested and my Physician doesn't know the answer to this. Thanks so...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (rHGH) also known as Serostim, has been used in some trials to determine its effect on lipodystrophy-associated fat gain in the trunk area. At this point in time there is an understanding that reduction of central... Read more »

Serostim

I just discovered that my serostim is out of date! What can I do, I have been using it for a while. I have been injecting depo testosterone, and serostim for quite some time now. I am also not taking HIV meds for over 1 year. My t-cells and viral...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would contact the manufacturer (Serono=1-888-275-7376) or the pharmacist from whom you received the growth hormone. I doubt that you are in any danger but the question is whether the growth hormone with its high price tag is active and providing... Read more »

Serostim (growth hormone) side effects

Three months ago I started losing weight, my VL was 30,000 and T-cell at 200. About 6-7 weeks ago I stopped my meds which included sustive,abacavir, and fortovase. I went to a nephologist to check my kidneys when high levels of protein and creatine...
Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California Berkeley & San Francisco
Dear Ramon;Your story is unusual, but I am glad that you are doing better. The sudden changes -- weight loss, urination, etc. then it all goes away -- make me wonder if you had an underlying infection that cleared, or even a period of transient... Read more »
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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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