GENOTROPIN is a prescription product for the treatment of growth failure in children:

  • Who do not make enough growth hormone on their own. This condition is called growth hormone deficiency (GHD)
  • With a genetic condition called Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Growth hormone is not right for all children with PWS. Check with your doctor
  • Who were born smaller than most other babies born after the same number of weeks of pregnancy. Some of these babies may not show catch-up growth by age 2 years. This condition is called small for gestational age (SGA)
  • With a genetic condition called Turner syndrome (TS)
  • With idiopathic short stature (ISS), which means that they are shorter than 98.8% of other children of the same age and sex; they are growing at a rate that is not likely to allow them to reach normal adult height and their growth plates have not closed. Other causes of short height should be ruled out. ISS has no known cause

GENOTROPIN is a prescription product for the replacement of growth hormone in adults with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) that started either in childhood or as an adult. Your doctor should do tests to be sure you have GHD, as appropriate.


Your doctor determines the dose and administration schedule that is right for you or your child.

GENOTROPIN is administered by injection under the skin with one of two device options. You and your doctor will decide which is best for you or your child

Click on a device for more information about how each may be used.

  • GENOTROPIN Pen®Multi-dose pen with digital display
  • GENOTROPIN MiniQuick®Pre-measured and disposable
    for families on the go

—Multi-dose pen with digital display

Multi-dose pens are easy to learn how to use

  • Digital display so you can easily see your selected dose
  • The medicine mixes inside the pen—no vials to mix
  • The dose can be dialed back if needed without wasting any medicine
  • An optional needle guard hides the needle and keeps the pen stable while injecting
  • Refrigerate between 36°F to 46°F

Pen caps and covers can be customized
with colors and designs

Pen caps and covers can be customized with colors and designs

Pre-measured and disposable for families on the go

A portable option for families on the go

  • Disposable and pre-filled
  • No dose setting—each MiniQuick contains one, pre-measured dose
  • No refrigeration needed*
  • Packaged in a 7-day supply
  • Preservative-free

*Before reconstitution, GENOTROPIN MiniQuick can be stored without refrigeration at room temperature (77°F or less) for up to 3 months.