What are the side effects of the somatropin injection?

Somatropin injection is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as some forms of somatropin could be harmful to your nursing infant or developing fetus. If you are breastfeeding, pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your physician before receiving this medication. If you have had thyroid issues, allergies, liver disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, scoliosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, asthma, breathing disorders, surgery, pancreatic disorders or brain cancer, somatropin injection may either not be recommended for you or may influence the dosing amounts and times of your other medications. Therefore, it is important to notify your doctor about your medical history as well as any medications, herbal supplements or dietary choices you are currently making, before taking this medication. Also, if you develop breathing problems or sleep apnea while taking somatropin injection, tell your physician immediately. If you are allergic to growth hormones or drug preservatives, inform your physician of this fact before starting somatropin injection. If you have cancer, degenerative eye disease caused by diabetes, Prader-Willi syndrome or are allergic to somatropin, do not use this medication. Contact your physician for a complete list of possible complications and negative interactions related to this medication.

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