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Somatropin Safety Information and Side Effects

Somatropin Safety Information



Craniopharyngioma ( 59 reports)    ➢ More

Craniopharyngioma, Injection Site Bruising

This case suggests a potential Somatropin Craniopharyngioma side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): hypopituitarism and used Somatropin (dosage: 1 Unk, Unk) starting Apr 10, 2013. Soon after starting Somatropin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Injection Site Bruising
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Somatropin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Craniopharyngioma, may still occur.

Death ( 54 reports)    ➢ More


Adverse event was reported on Jan 03, 2013 by a male taking Somatropin (Dosage: NA) . Location: US , 56 years of age, .

Pituitary Tumour Benign ( 45 reports)    ➢ More

Pituitary Tumour Benign

This Pituitary Tumour Benign problem was reported by a health professional from SWEDEN. A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Apr 08, 2009 a consumer started treatment with Somatropin (dosage: 0.2 Mg, 1x/day). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Minirin (Unk)
  • Bromocriptine Mesylate (Unk)
  • Bromocriptine Mesylate (Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • When commencing Somatropin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Pituitary Tumour Benign
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pituitary Tumour Benign, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Neoplasm Recurrence ( 43 reports)    ➢ More

    Meningioma, Neoplasm Recurrence

    A case of a 23-year-old patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Somatropin (dosage: Unk) starting Sep 02, 2002. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Meningioma
    • Neoplasm Recurrence
    This opens a possibility that Somatropin could cause Neoplasm Recurrence and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Condition Aggravated ( 42 reports)    ➢ More

    Urethral Stenosis, Condition Aggravated

    on Nov 01, 2012 a male from US , weighting 262.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Somatropin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Somatropin side effects: urethral stenosis, condition aggravated. Somatropin dosage: 0.4 Mg, 7/wk.
    Associated medications used:
    • Desmopressin (Unk)
    • Esomeprazole (Unk)
    • Levothyroxine (Unk)
    • Ferrogradumet (Unk)
    • Testosterone (Unk)
    • Testosterone
    • Salbutamol (Unk)
    • Ipratropium (Unk)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Somatropin Side Effects

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    Craniopharyngioma (59)
    Death (54)
    Pituitary Tumour Benign (45)
    Neoplasm Recurrence (43)
    Condition Aggravated (42)
    Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (41)
    Adenoidal Hypertrophy (33)
    Meningioma (29)
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy (28)
    Headache (27)
    Prostate Cancer (23)
    Dyspnoea (22)
    Germ Cell Cancer (20)
    Fall (20)
    Scoliosis (19)
    Convulsion (18)
    Pneumonia (18)
    Vomiting (18)
    Disease Progression (17)
    Osteochondrosis (16)
    Abdominal Pain (15)
    Brain Neoplasm (15)
    Neoplasm Progression (15)
    Osteonecrosis (15)
    Arthralgia (14)
    Diabetes Mellitus (14)
    Cardiac Arrest (14)
    Fatigue (14)
    Asthenia (13)
    Papillary Thyroid Cancer (12)
    Nausea (12)
    Hypertension (12)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (12)
    Astrocytoma (12)
    Fracture (11)
    Dysphonia (11)
    Epiphysiolysis (11)
    Hemiparesis (11)
    Sudden Death (11)
    Tachyarrhythmia (11)
    Stridor (10)
    Somnolence (10)
    Respiratory Distress (10)
    Renal Cell Carcinoma (10)
    Pituitary Tumour Recurrent (10)
    Medulloblastoma Recurrent (10)
    Laryngocele (10)
    Hepatic Function Abnormal (10)
    Gastroenteritis (10)
    Brain Neoplasm Malignant (10)

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