Which medications in the drug class Growth hormone agents are used in the treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Ann Scheimann, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Growth hormone agents

These agents improve symptoms of growth hormone deficiency.

Human growth hormone (Saizen, Genotropin, Humatrope, Nutropin, Serostim)

Stimulates growth of linear bone, skeletal muscle, and organs. Stimulates erythropoietin, increasing RBC mass.


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