What Is Somatropin (Growth Hormone)?
Somatropin is a synthesized human growth hormone that is used in bioidentical growth hormone therapy.
Somatropin is a bioidentical hormone approved for use in the treatment of hormonal imbalances or growth hormone deficiency in adults and children. Since somatropin, specifically Genotropin somatropin, is bioidentical, that means it is biochemically identical to the HGH normally produced by your body. Bioidentical hormones, when used for growth hormone therapy are safer and better absorbed by your body.
Somatropin is only available with a doctor’s prescription. As with any form of growth hormone, or HGH, somatropin can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. Any product that you can buy without a prescription, that claims to be, or contain, growth hormone, cannot contain somatropin, or HGH in any form.
What Is Somatropin Used For?
Somatropin is an injectable form of prescription growth hormone. It was originally developed and approved to treat growth hormone deficiency in children who were not growing normally. It is also used in people who are not producing enough growth hormone on their own, due to conditions such as chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, or Prader-Willi syndrome. Somatropin has also been used to prevent severe weight loss in people with AIDS.
More recently, it is being used to treat people with “age-related,” or adult growth hormone deficiency. Somatropin is known to improve the production of bone cells, and stimulate muscle growth. This is why it has been so effective in children who have been unable to achieve normal stature due to growth hormone deficiency. Somatropin’s ability to stimulate the production of bone and muscle cells, is also why it is very effective in strengthening the bones of, and helping to build lean muscle in, older adults suffering with age-related HGH loss.
In addition in adult patients dealing with the loss of HGH as they age, somatropin may also:
- Improve energy and vitality
- Improve sleep
- Improve sex drive or libido
- Help stimulate the production of other critical hormones such as testosterone
- Aid in weight loss
How Long Do The Benefits of Somatropin Last?
The benefits of growth hormone therapy using injectable somatropin appear gradually, usually over the course of 6 months. If you stop taking somatropin, those benefits will fade gradually, usually over the same period of time it took to achieve them. If you maintain an on-and-off again schedule, you will retain these benefits. Many people have used prescription HGH such as somatropin continuously for 15 years, for its “anti- aging” effects, and have achieved very good results. Such people on long term use of growth hormone therapy report improved vitality, and an overall improvement of quality of life.
How Do I Know If I Need Somatropin Therapy?
If you are an adult between 35 and 65 and you feel tired, worn down, and depressed. If you are putting on weight, despite exercising and dieting, you could be a candidate for somatropin therapy. However, the only to know for sure, is to call for an appointment and have your hormone levels tested and evaluated. Remember, the only way to get real growth hormone replacement therapy, such as somatropin, is with a doctor’s prescription. Do not waste your time or money on products or powders that claim to be growth hormone, or provide the benefits of growth hormone, that you can purchase without a prescription. These kinds of products can be worthless at best, or dangerous at worst.
Contact us today to find out if a prescription for bioidentical growth hormone is right for you!