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[somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection] 5 mg (15 IU)
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TEV-TROPIN® (somatropin, rDNA origin, for injection), a polypeptide of recombinant DNA origin, has 191 amino acid residues and a molecular weight of about 22,124 daltons. It has an amino acid sequence identical to that of human growth hormone of pituitary origin. TEV-TROPIN® is a strain of Escherichia coli modified by insertion of the human growth hormone gene.
TEV-TROPIN® is a sterile, white, lyophilized powder, intended for subcutaneous administration, after reconstitution with bacteriostatic 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, (normal saline) (benzyl alcohol preserved). The quantitative composition of the lyophilized drug per vial is:
5 mg (15IU) vial:
Somatropin 5 mg (15 IU)
Mannitol 30 mg
The diluent contains bacteriostatic 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, (normal saline), 0.9% benzyl alcohol as a preservative, and water for injection. A 5 mL vial of the diluent will be supplied with each dispensed vial of TEV-TROPIN®.
TEV-TROPIN® is a highly-purified preparation. Reconstituted solutions have a pH in the range of 7.0 to 9.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/29/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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