Xerendip(Somatropin): Synthetic Human Growth Hormone:

If you are searching for injectable growth hormone products, which can boost your energy level, sexual performance, slow down your aging process or if you are worried about the short stature of your child, definitely you are at the right place.

In this article, we have briefly explained about Xerendip  which is synthetic Human growth hormone also known as somatropin.

Somatropin is available in different brand forms such as Genotropin, norditropin, xerendip but this article is specifically focused on Xerendip injection which is manufactured by PISA laboratories.


It has different indications for pediatrics and adult patients.

Indications in children:

  • Growth failure due to underproduction of natural growth hormone.
  • Short stature due to Noonan or Turner syndrome.
  • Prader-Willi syndrome causing growth failure.
  • Idiopathic short stature.

Indications in adults:

Whenever there is a deficiency of growth hormone in adults, norditropin is used as replacement therapy.

Important information to know before using xerendip(somatropin):

Before you start using somatropin,

Tell your physician about your past and present medical history, especially allergies, surgery, diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems, liver and kidney disease, scoliosis, high blood pressure, underactive thyroid, and a brain tumor.

Also tell your doctor about all other drugs you use, especially, if you are taking steroids or diabetes medications such as insulin or other oral hypoglycaemic agents.

Weekly or monthly dosages of these medicines may need to be changed when you start using xerendip which is synthetic Human Growth Hormone.

It is very important to mention here that do not change the dose of steroid suddenly or change any of your medication doses without your doctor’s advice.

If you are suffering fron Prader-Willi syndrome and are using xerendip (HGH), call your doctor immediately f you develop signs of  breathing problems such as dyspnoea which is actually shortness of breath, new or increased snoring, and cough.

If you have sudden and severe pain in your epigastrium

(the area of your tummy above umbilicus and below sternum)  with nausea and vomiting, fast heartbeat, increased thirst or urination, or vision changes and sudden, severe pain behind your eyes, call your doctor promptly.

Tell your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Increased desire for water or feeling thirsty.
  • increased frequency of urination, increased appetite, dryness of mucous membranes of your mouth.
  • Fruity or sweet breath odor which means you may be developing diabetic ketoacidosis if you are already diabetic.
  • Dry skin, and weight loss.
  • Pain behind your eyeballs which is unbearable and sometimes associated with visual changes.
  • Swelling of your face, hands and feet.
  • Tingling sensations in your body especially wrist, fingers, and sometimes in whole hand.
  • Severe pain in your epigastrium, which is the are in your abdomen containing your stomach.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • Feeling of tiredness of headache which is sometimes not relieved by pain killers.
  • Local allergic reaction to xerendip which can manifest as redness, swelling, itching, rash, pain, where the medicine was injected. Sometimes, bruising also occurs at the site of injection.
  • Pain in your arms or legs.
  • Stiffness of joints.
  • Myalgia
  • Symptoms of flu or cold such as sneezing and blockage of your nose.

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