somapacitan (Pending FDA Approval)

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Dosing & Uses

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Growth Hormone Deficiency

Pending FDA approval for treatment of pediatric growth hormone deficiency

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Long-acting human growth hormone derivative designed to bind to circulating albumin

It is based on a protein technology commonly used to formulate long-acting insulins and glucagon-like peptide-1

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