Shannah and 13-year-old Josh are from New Hope, Pennsylvania. Their story reveals how it took years for Josh to get a growth hormone deficiency diagnosis, and how helpful it was to have NordiCare™ services available, once he started treatment.
Featuring: Colton (Child) and Amanda (Mom)
Diagnosis: Noonan syndrome
Featuring: Emmy (Child) and Amanda (Mom)
Diagnosis: Growth hormone deficiency
If you’re planning a family trip and wondering how to travel with Norditropin®, it may be helpful to know…
Do not use Norditropin® if:
you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems;
you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea;
you have cancer or other tumors;
you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®;
your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy);
you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses).
Norditropin® is a prescription medicine that contains human growth hormone and is used to treat:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Norditropin® may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Norditropin® works.
Please click here for Norditropin® Prescribing Information.
Norditropin® is a prescription medication.
Novo Nordisk provides patient assistance for those who qualify. Please call 1-866-310-7549 to learn more about Novo Nordisk assistance programs.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Talk to your health care provider and find out if Norditropin® is right for you or your child.