Who should not take HUMATROPE?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • cancer or malignancy
  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • diabetic retinopathy, a type of damage to the eye from diabetes
  • diabetes
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • pseudotumor cerebri, a condition with high fluid pressure in the brain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • high blood pressure
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • sleep apnea
  • visible water retention
  • major traumatic injury
  • scoliosis, or curvature of the spine
  • separation of upper part of femur bone from the shaft
  • progression of a skin nevus
  • snoring
  • morbid obesity
  • pancreatitis

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