Active Ingredient(s):Somatropin, rh-GH FDA Approved: * December 1, 2003 Pharm Company: *SERONO INC Category:Growth Hormone Treatment
Growth hormone (GH) or somatotropin, also known as human growth hormone (hGH or HGH) in its human form, is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction, and cell regeneration in humans and other animals. It is thus important in human development. GH also stimulates production of IGF-1 and increases the concentration of glucose and free fatty acids. It is a type of mitogen which is specific only to the receptors on certain types of cells. GH...
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