MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Growth hormone disorders

NICE Guidance

 TA64 Human Growth Hormone (somatropin) in adults with growth hormone deficiency. August 2003

 TA188 Huam Growth Hormone (somatropin) for the  treatment of growth failure in children May 2010

Brands include Saizen, Norditropin, Omnitrope, Nutropinaq, Zomacton, Gentropin and Humatrope. Injections are usually via a pen device or autoinjector. These are prescribed by a specialist and supplied via Homecare. 

Brands include Saizen, Norditropin, Omnitrope, Nutropinaq, Zomacton, Gentropin and Humatrope. One example product is listed below but any of the above brands may be prescribed. Prescribing must be by brand name

Pack Price
1 pre-filled disposable injection £115.90