Norditropin is given by subcutaneous injection and is used for the next treatment:
children who are not growing due to low or no growth hormone. Norditropin is a prescription drug that contains human growth hormone, the same growth hormone that the human body makes.
children who are small (height), have Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, or were born small (small for pregnancy age SGA) and could not catch up by the age of 2-4 years. Idiopathic short stature (ISS) children. A child who is not growing and has Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). Adults who do not produce enough growth hormone.
What are the side effects of Norditropin?
Norditropin can cause serious side effects such as: There is an increased risk of death for people with serious illness due to heart or stomach surgery, trauma, or severe respiratory distress. Children with Prader-Willi syndrome who have severe obesity or respiratory problems such as sleep apnea are at increased risk of sudden death. People who receive radiation therapy to the brain or head as a child and have problems with low-growth hormone have an increased risk of developing cancer or existing tumors and have an increased risk of cancer or tumor recurrence. increase. Your doctor or your child's doctor should monitor you or your child for cancer or recurrence of the tumor. Contact your healthcare provider if you or your child begins to have headaches or notice changes in behavior, vision problems, moles, bruises, or changes in skin color. New or worsening hyperglycemia (hyperglycemia) or diabetes. You may need to monitor your or your child's blood sugar levels during treatment with Norditropin. Increased skull pressure (intracranial hypertension). Contact your health care professional if you or your child experience headaches, eye problems, nausea or vomiting. Severe allergic reaction. Seek medical attention immediately if you or your child have any of the following symptoms:
There is too much water in the body (fluid retention), such as swelling of the limbs, pain in the joints and muscles, pain in the hands, arms, legs, feet, burning sensation, and nerve problems such as tingling. In adults, fluid retention can occur during treatment with norditropin. Talk to your doctor if you have any of these signs or symptoms of fluid retention.