- Humatrope is synthesized in a strain of E. coli modified by the addition of a gene for human growth hormone.
- It is formulated by Eli Lilly in powder form and used as injection.
- This is available in different dosages 6 mg, 12 mg & 24 mg cartridges, 5 mg prefilled syringe & 48 mg PFS for hospitals.
Indications for Humatrope:
Humatrope (somatropin [DNA origin] for injection) is used to treat children who are short or growing slowly because they:
- Do not make enough growth hormone on their own.
- Have Turner syndrome.
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