Genotropin is an injectable drug representing a synthetic human growth hormone produced with recombinant DNA technology. It is also called Somatotropin and refers to the growth hormone produced natively in animals. Among athletes and bodybuilders it is used to gain extra muscles and to burn the unnecessary fat in the human body. It also increases the energy levels, improves the skin texture and immune system functions. Genotropin helps the body to recover between workouts and posses the ability to increase calcium retention and to strengthen the mineralization of bones.
Genotropin is considered a perfect drug in battle against aging. The normal dosage of human growth hormone for athletes is 8 -24 iu daily for bodybuilding purposes and 4 – 8 iu per day if only used for fat burning. Bodybuilders should take daily injections with 2 days pause every 6 days. Older patients are more sensitive to the compound and may require a smaller dose than younger athletes. Taken in high doses Genotropin may cause headache, nausea, vomiting and edema of ankles. If a person have diabetes or is using insulin the drug should be administered under a doctor’s supervision.