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Mecasermin
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Pregnancy cat. C(US)
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Routes Subcutaneous

Mecasermin (INN, brand name Increlex) is a synthetic analog of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) which is used for the long-term treatment of growth failure in children with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Fintini, D; Brufani, C; Cappa, M (2009). "Profile of mecasermin for the long-term treatment of growth failure in children and adolescents with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency". Therapeutics and clinical risk management 5 (3): 553–9. PMID 19707272.  
  2. ^ "Increlex". Drugs.com. http://www.drugs.com/increlex.html. Retrieved 10 January 2010.  







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