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What is Nutropin?

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Nutropin is a human growth hormone treatment created by Genentech. Nutropin therapy helps to treat problems, such as growth failure in children and a lack of growth hormone in adults.

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Nutropin also helps to treat growth failure related to chronic kidney failure, Noonan and Turner syndromes and short build at birth without a reasonable increase in growth afterwards. Additionally, Nutropin assists against serious weight loss in individuals with AIDS; it also helps treat short bowel syndrome.

Nutropin is a human growth hormone available by prescription only and contains the same amino acid sequence as the traditional human growth hormone produced in the human body.

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