Saizen

What is Saizen?

Saizen is a commercial preparation of synthetic somatropin (growth hormone, a.k.a. GH). Manufactured by Merck Serono, Saizen is produced by recombinant DNA technology from a mammalian cell line (mouse C127) that was modified by the addition of the human GH gene, resulting in an identical 191-amino acid sequence and structure.

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I just started getting injections of Saizen due to a HGH deficiency caused by a pituitary tumor , I also have PCOS & my period has started. I m...

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Hello KristinOlsen23,

It is normal to have some tenderness at or near the injection site on your abdomen. This is not a reaction to the medication....

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my son is 20 years old and he is on synthroid and saizen. Yesterday I took him to a doctor because he's had lower back pain for a couple of days....

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Drowsiness and dizziness are common side effects of cyclobenzaprine alone. It is not that people having thyroid disorder should not take it all....

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hey. Dr. i am 18 and i would like to increase my height. and how can i get the gh injection, and where is the best place to get it from. or do you...

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Hi,
Thanks for posting your query. I am happy to address your questions. Short stature can be caused by a few different things. A few common...

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my son is 20 years old and he is on synthroid and saizen. Yesterday I took him to a doctor because he s had lower back pain for a couple of days....

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hey. Dr. i am 18 and i would like to increase my height. and how can i get the gh injection, and where is the best place to get it from. or do you...

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Hi, I never had hgh in my life, I am women 44 years old, 5.9" and 140 pounds, a I was considering start to take it. What is the recommend dosage?...

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I just started getting injections of Saizen due to a HGH deficiency caused by a pituitary tumor , I also have PCOS & my period has started. I m...

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