Sermorelin also was known by its generic name Sermorelin, is designed to treat children with growth hormone deficiency although it can also be used to treat other conditions that your physician may recommend. As a growth-hormone-releasing agonist, Sermorelin triggers the release of the hormone from the pituitary gland.
When Not to Use
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Do not use this medicine if you exhibit allergies to sermorelin. Remember that some medical conditions may not be compatible with the treatment involving this drug. Share with your doctor if you have any conditions that may render Sermorelin harmful to your body. Therefore, do not use it if:
• You are pregnant or have a plan to become a mother shortly or are breast-feeding.
• You are running on prescription drugs or dietary supplements
• If you have allergies to similar medicines
• You have had injuries of the brain or surgeries.
Some drugs may interact with sermorelin acetate. Tell your doctor if you are running treatments involving the following drugs:
• Cyclooxygenase inhibitors such as aspirin, indomethacin, glucocorticoids such as prednisone, insulin-based drugs, and medications that could lower thyroid levels
• Somatostatin-based medicines or other such drugs that release somatostatin such as clonidine, levodopa since all these reduce the efficiency of sermorelin in treating the disorder
Again this is not an exhaustive inventory of all the interactions there is. Ask your physician if the drug (sermorelin) may interact with other medicines that you could be using at the moment.
• You should use the drug as per the directions of the doctor or the dosage instructions on the label.
• Administration of sermorelin is by injection. If you choose home usage, follow the instructions given to you by your expert.
• Do not shake it when mixing. Instead, you should swirl it gently for the mixture to evenly combine.
• Stop any other hormone therapy seven days before you begin using sermorelin.
• Do not take twice the dose if you happen to miss a dose to make up for the missed dose.
Possible Side Effects of Sermorelin Acetate
A majority if not all medicines come with side effects, and the severity of the impact may differ from one person to another. If any common side effects persist, contact your physician for advice. Some of the side effects include facial flushing; headache; redness, vomiting, swelling at the injection site, and a bad taste in the mouth vomiting. If any of the above effects is a server, seek immediate help from your doctor.
The medication may cause server allergic reactions, although rare, including the following:
• Difficulty in breathing
• Swelling of the face, lips, and tongue
It is essential to note that the above side effects may not be the only ones. Therefore, it is fundamental to keep a keen eye on any strange side effect or reaction. Where you suspect an overdose, ensure to contact your doctor immediately. Some of the indications of an overdose may include increased heartbeats and blood pressure.
• If your symptoms do not change or if they become more serious, check with your doctor.
• Sermorelin Acetate is created to be used only by the sufferer for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
• If you have any inquiries about Sermorelin Acetate, please talk with your physician, pharmacist, or health care provider.
This data is a report only. It does not include all data about Sermorelin Acetate. If you have inquiries about the medication you are taking or would like more information, check with your physician, health care provider, or other pharmacists.