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What is Genotropin?

Genotropin is a brand name of the generic drug somatropin, a human growth hormone used to treat growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children and adults. A drug given via injection, Genotropin is usually administered only under a doctor's close supervision. The drug should not be prescribed to those who have certain disorders such as cancer, because it can cause potentially severe side effects.

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