It is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone.
It can cause Pain in your knees or hips, walking with a limp, ear pain, swelling, warmth, or drainage, pancreatitis--severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Should not be use in active malignancy.
Should not be use in Pediatric patients with closed epiphyses.
Should only be used on doctor advice.
Use with caution in breast feeding and nursing mothers.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
This medicine may interact with estrogen hormone replacement therapy.