somatropin

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so·mat·ro·pin

 (sō-măt′rə-pĭn, sō′-mə-trō′-)
[Greek sōma, body; see teuə- in Indo-European roots + -tropin.]
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somatropin

n somatropina
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SEROSTIM The chemical name for this growth hormone is somatropin.
Merck Serono has leading brands serving patients with cancer (Erbitux, cetuximab), multiple sclerosis (Rebif, interferon beta-1a), infertility (Gonal-f, follitropin alfa), endocrine and metabolic disorders (Saizen and Serostim, somatropin), (Kuvan, sapropterin dihydrochloride), (Egrifta, tesamorelin), as well as cardiometabolic diseases (Glucophage, metformin), (Concor, bisoprolol), (Euthyrox, levothyroxine).
agreed in October to plead guilty to the illegal marketing of its AIDS drug Serostim.
January 2005: Serono announces completion of patient enrollment in a phase III trial of its human growth hormone product Serostim for the treatment of HIV-associated lipohypertrophy.
A previous study showed that 4 mg a day of Serostim (human growth hormone) given for 12 weeks decreased the amount of fat in the abdominal area (a condition associated with lipodystrophy).
Last year, the agency issued alerts about counterfeit Procrit, Epogen, Serostim, Combivir, Zyprexa and Gamimune.
and the FDA announced that a counterfeit lot of Serostim, the company's human growth hormone, had been distributed.
The company has strong market positions in neurodegenerative diseases, with Rebif (interferon beta-1a), as well as in endocrinology, with Saizen (somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection) and Serostim (somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection).
FDA warned that new counterfeit drug labeled Serostim had been found.
In California, advocates from AHF previously -- and successfully -- asked for 'Prior Authorization' status for Serono's drug, Serostim (somatropin), a drug used to combat AIDS wasting and weight loss in HIV/AIDS patients.