Somatropin Dosage

Generic name: somatropin
Brand names: Genotropin, Humatrope, Norditropin FlexPro Pen, Nutropin AQ NuSpin 10, Omnitrope,

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (pen): 6 mg per 2.88 mL, 12 mg per 2.88 mL, 24 mg per 2.88 mL; INJ (vial): various

Growth hormone deficiency

[0.006-0.0125 mg/kg/dose SC qd]
Start: up to 0.006 mg/kg/dose SC qd; Alt: start 0.15-0.3 mg SC qd, incr. 0.1-0.2 mg/day q1-2mo; Max: 0.0125 mg/kg/day; Info: for childhood- or adult-onset growth hormone deficiency; consider lower start dose/slower titration in elderly pts, non-weight-based dosing in obese pts

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .