Mecasermin treats a certain type of growth hormone deficiency. This medication should be injected within 20 minutes of a meal.
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Mecasermin Rinfabate Brand Names
Mecasermin Rinfabate may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Mecasermin Rinfabate Drug Class
Mecasermin Rinfabate is part of the drug class:
Mecasermin Rinfabate Interactions
This is not a complete list of Mecasermin Rinfabatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Mecasermin Rinfabate and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Mecasermin Rinfabate falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Mecasermin Rinfabate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Mecasermin Rinfabate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Mecasermin Rinfabate Dosage
Take mecasermin rinfabate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Mecasermin Rinfabate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Mecasermin Rinfabate is available in the following doses:
- Mecasermin Rinfabate 36 Mg/0.6 Ml Subcutaneous Solution
Forms of Medication
Mecasermin Rinfabate is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution