Norditropin® (somatropin) injection helps people living with certain growth hormone-related disorders. Let us help you learn about a therapy that may be right for your family.
How is it given?
Yes, growth hormone therapy is given by injection, but don’t let that scare you—or your child. Learn about our needles and pen storage requirements—Norditropin® pens can be stored outside of the refrigerator for up to 21 days after first use.aHow to Take It
a All unused Norditropin® products must be refrigerated (36°F to 46°F) prior to first use. Do not freeze and avoid direct light. After first injection, Norditropin® pens can either be stored outside of the refrigerator (up to 77°F) for use within 3 weeks, or in the refrigerator (between 36°F and 46°F) for use within 4 weeks.
More than the medicine.
All FDA-approved human growth hormone products are similar: they’re identical to the growth hormone your body makes. But growth hormone therapy is about more than just the medicine. It’s also about how that medicine is given and how the company supports patients. Learn more about some of the delivery devices on the market.