A synthetic human growth hormone formed with recombinant DNA technology used by bodybuilders to gain muscle mass and burn fat. It also increases bone density and energy levels, improves skin tone and texture and enhances the immune system functions. The compound is suitable for athletes in the phase of contests preparation because of the low detection risk.
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.
When taken in high doses, Genotropin may cause headache, nausea, vomiting and edema of the ankles. If a person has diabetes or is using insulin the drug should be administered under a doctor’s supervision