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Genotropin (Somatropin) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Genotropin (Somatropin) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (703)
Death (35)
Life Threatening Events (14)
Disability (6)

Reports by Reaction Type

Headache (82)Injection Site Pain (43)Vomiting (27)Injection Site Haemorrhage (25)Fatigue (25)Drug Ineffective (22)Nausea (22)Arthralgia (21)Pyrexia (19)Rash (19)Pain in Extremity (18)Death (16)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Genotropin (Somatropin). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female, weighing 66.8 kg (147.0 pounds)

Reactions: Adrenocortical Insufficiency Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Carbonate; Levothyroxine Sodium; Hydrocortisone; Levothyroxine Sodium; Prasterone; Fludrocortisone; Estradiol



Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female, weighing 43.2 kg (95.0 pounds)

Reactions: Allergy To Arthropod Sting

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Carbonate; Desmopressin; Levothyroxine Sodium; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Genotropin side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.6 pounds)

Reactions: Joint Swelling, Palpitations, Pain in Extremity, Pain, Chest Pain, Feeling Abnormal, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin



Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Infected Cyst

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Hyzaar; Cozaar; Simvastatin; Hydrocortisone; Amlodipine; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: male, weighing 95.5 kg (210.1 pounds)

Reactions: Dementia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Testosterone; Testosterone; Testosterone



Possible Genotropin side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 59 year old male, weighing 123.0 kg (270.6 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Fatigue, Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Depression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine; Lexapro; Hydrocort; Zoloft; Androgel; Desmopressin; Xanax XR; Metformin; Lortab; Quinapril



Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: female, weighing 82.4 kg (181.3 pounds)

Reactions: Cystitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine; Levothyroxine; Femoston; Femoston; Cozaar; Femoston



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 97.2 kg (213.8 pounds)

Reactions: Arthropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Testosterone Undecanoate; Testosterone Undecanoate; Testosterone Undecanoate; Allopurinol



Possible Genotropin side effects in 16 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 16 year old male, weighing 69.8 kg (153.7 pounds)

Reactions: Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Meloxicam; Zyrtec; Rhinocort; Methotrexate; Calcium; Vitamin D



Possible Genotropin side effects in 6 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 6 year old male, weighing 15.0 kg (32.9 pounds)

Reactions: Injection Site Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins



Possible Genotropin side effects in 7 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 7 year old male, weighing 21.8 kg (47.9 pounds)

Reactions: TIC, Acne, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: 1 mg, unk

Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.8 mg daily

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins; Triamcinolone; Tinactin; Adapalene / Benzoyl Peroxide



Possible Genotropin side effects in 7 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Colombia on 2012-08-23

Patient: 7 year old female

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, HIP Deformity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-03-30
    End date: 2011-03-28

Genotropin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-03-01



Possible Genotropin side effects in 2 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 2 year old female, weighing 13.6 kg (29.9 pounds)

Reactions: Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrocortisone; Levothyroxine



Possible Genotropin side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Colombia on 2012-08-23

Patient: 47 year old male

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Nausea, Dizziness, Immune System Disorder, Emotional Disorder, Dandruff

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Fluoxetine; Levothyroxine; Calcitriol; Vitamin B-12



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 96.0 kg (211.2 pounds)

Reactions: Sleep Apnoea Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Vigantol; Olmesartan Medoxomil; Liothyronine; Nitrendipin; Testosterone; Testosterone; Levothyroxine Sodium; Equilibrin; Hydrocortisone; Pravastatin Sodium; Pantoprazole; Olmesartan; Ebrontil; Desmopressin; Simvastatin; Famotidine; L-Thyroxin-Natrium



Possible Genotropin side effects in 9 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 9 year old male

Reactions: Back Pain, Arthropathy, TOE Walking

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Childrens Chewable Vitamins



Possible Genotropin side effects in 6 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Colombia on 2012-08-22

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: Injection Site Erythema, Injection Site Pain, Epilepsy, Injection Site Pruritus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin



Possible Genotropin side effects in 74 year old female

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-08-22

Patient: 74 year old female

Reactions: Pathological Fracture

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.4 mg per day
    Start date: 2001-10-09

Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.3 mg per day

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Citalopram Hydrobromide



Possible Genotropin side effects in 2 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Ireland on 2012-08-22

Patient: 2 year old female

Reactions: Diabetes Insipidus, Abdominal Distension, Ear Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.3 mg, unk

Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.15 mg, unk



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Ireland on 2012-08-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 98.0 kg (215.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine; Cortisone Acetate; Andriol; Androgel; Androgel; Androgel



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male, weighing 87.5 kg (192.5 pounds)

Reactions: Foreign Body

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Pravastatin; Amlodipine; Testosterone; Levothyroxine; Testosterone; Hydrocortisone



Possible Genotropin side effects in 30 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 30 year old male

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin



Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Inflammation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin TAB; Levothyroxine; Losartan; Ospur D3



Possible Genotropin side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 67 year old female, weighing 50.3 kg (110.7 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Blood Pressure Increased, Body Height Decreased, Body Temperature Increased, Arthralgia, Gait Disturbance, Arthritis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hypopituitarism
    Start date: 2002-01-01

Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.8 mg, daily
    End date: 2002-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Cozaar; Plavix; Amlodipine; Metoprolol



Possible Genotropin side effects in 12 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Colombia on 2012-08-22

Patient: 12 year old male

Reactions: Vein Disorder, Glomerulonephritis, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Varicocele, Injection Site Pain

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin



Possible Genotropin side effects in 10 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 10 year old male, weighing 33.1 kg (72.8 pounds)

Reactions: Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.6 mg, daily
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Genotropin
    Dosage: 0.6 mg, daily
    Indication: Body Height Below Normal
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium; Multi-Vitamins; Selenium; Potassium Citrate; Miralax



Possible Genotropin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-08-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Arthropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Fenofibrate; Andriol; Enalapril Maleate; Omeprazole; Aspirin; Acetaminophen; Atorvastatin Calcium; Corotrend - Slow Release; Clorazepate Dipotassium



Possible Genotropin side effects in 16 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Colombia on 2012-08-21

Patient: 16 year old male

Reactions: Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Fluoxetine; Hydroxyurea; Imipramine



Possible Genotropin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-21

Patient: female, weighing 71.0 kg (156.2 pounds)

Reactions: Surgery

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Genotropin

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin; Metoprolol Succinate; Andante; Ossofortin Forte; Levothyroxine; Alendronate Sodium; Ospur D3; Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide

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