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What is tesamorelin used for?

By: Todd LioUpdated: December 19, 2020


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Tesamorelin is made with growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF). Tesamorelin is used to reduce excess fat around the stomach that is caused by taking certain HIV medications. This condition is also called lipodystrophy (LYE-poe-DIS-troe-fee).

Accordingly, how do you take tesamorelin?

You should inject tesamorelin into the skin of your stomach area below the navel (belly button). Do not inject tesamorelin into the navel or into any scarred, reddened, irritated, infected, or bruised areas of skin. Do not inject tesamorelin into any areas with hard bumps from previous injections.

Additionally, how much does tesamorelin cost?

The cost for Egrifta subcutaneous powder for injection 1 mg is around $6,041 for a supply of 60 powder for injection, depending on the pharmacy you visit.

Subcutaneous Powder For Injection.
Quantity Per unit Price
60 $100.68 $6,040.69

How long does it take egrifta to work?

A: In clinical trials, the average person who used EGRIFTA® started seeing results within 3 to 6 months. However, EGRIFTA® may not work for everyone and results will vary. We encourage you to be patient. Continuing to use EGRIFTA® daily, exactly as prescribed, will help you see if the medication is working.

Does sermorelin make you lose weight?

Benefits of Semorelin
First developed in the 1970s, sermorelin is useful as an anti-aging therapy. It also promotes weight loss. Other benefits include: Increases in the development of lean muscle growth through the generation of new muscle cells.


Is sermorelin legal?

Unlike rhGH which has legal restrictions on its clinical use, the off-label prescribing of sermorelin is not prohibited by federal law.

How do you mix egrifta?

?Use only the diluent provided, Sterile Water for Injection, USP, to reconstitute EGRIFTA. ?Reconstitute the vial of EGRIFTA lyophilized powder with 0.5 mL of diluent (2 mg per 0.5 mL). Mix by rolling the vial gently in your hands for 30 seconds. Do not shake.

What is lipodystrophy syndrome?

Lipodystrophy syndromes are a heterogeneous group of diseases, characterized by selective absence of adipose tissue. In one sense, these diseases are lipid-partitioning disorders, where the primary defect is the loss of functional adipocytes, leading to ectopic steatosis, severe dyslipidemia and insulin resistance.