Growth failure due to inadequate endogenous GH
daily or 0.025-0.035 mg/kg daily SC/IM. Growth failure in girls due to gonadal dysgenesis (Turner syndrome) & prepubertal childn due to chronic renal failure
daily or 0.045-0.05 mg/kg daily SC. Growth failure in short childn born SGA
0.035 mg/kg daily or 1 mg/m2
daily SC. GH deficiency in adult
Initially 0.15-0.3 mg daily SC, adjust dose stepwise, controlled by insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) values. Max recommended final GH dose: 1 mg daily. Older or overwt patient
Lower doses may be necessary.