What can your patients gain with Serostim®?

Serostim® (somatropin) for injection is indicated for the treatment of HIV patients with wasting or cachexia to increase lean body mass and body weight and improve physical endurance. Concomitant antiretroviral therapy is necessary.1

Recognize HIV-associated wasting

What can your patients gain with Serostim®?

Serostim® (somatropin) for injection is indicated for the treatment of HIV patients with wasting or cachexia to increase lean body mass and body weight and improve physical endurance. Concomitant antiretroviral therapy is necessary.1

Recognize HIV-associated wasting

Serostim® improves 3 key symptoms of HIV-associated wasting

Serostim® is the only FDA-approved treatment proven to increase weight and lean body mass (LBM), as well as improve physical endurance. For over 20 years, Serostim® has been prescribed to treat patients with HIV-associated wasting. Concomitant antiretroviral therapy is necessary.1,2

In clinical trials, Serostim® significantly increased physical endurance, LBM, and weight2

One study was a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in which 757 patients with HIV-associated wasting or cachexia were given Serostim® 0.1 mg/kg taken every day, Serostim® 0.1 mg/kg taken every other day, or a placebo.

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Important resources for you

Download these documents to get your patients started on Serostim®
Serostim® Dosing Card
Statement of Medical Necessity

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  1. Serostim® (somatropin) [prescribing Information]. Rockland, MA: EMD Serono, Inc; 2018.
  2. Moyle GJ, Daar ES, Gertner JM, et al. Growth hormone improves lean body mass, physical performance, and quality of life in subjects with HIV-associated weight loss or wasting on highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004;35(4):367-375.