Protropin


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Protropin

a trademark for a synthetic human growth hormone (somatrem).

Protropin®

Endocrinology Recombinant growth hormone for short children
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The government alleges that in 1986 and 1987, Caremark and the Genetech vice president agreed to pay Brown 5 percent of the annual gross revenues from the sale of Protropin generated by Brown's prescriptions, and that this agreement and payments made pursuant thereto violated the act.
Tuesday's court ruling invalidating Genentech Inc's patent on Making its Protropin human growth hormone has paved the way for rival Bio-Technology General Corp.
The nine-member jury was deadlocked in the case in which UC alleged that Genentech's manufacture and sale of Protropin infringed UC's patent under the doctrine of equivalents.
Protropin is indicated for growth hormone deficiency in children, and Nutropin and Nutropin AQ are indicated for growth hormone deficiency in children and adults, growth failure associated with chronic renal insufficiency and short stature associated with Turner syndrome.
Genentech's hGH products, Protropin, Nutropin, and Nutropin AQ, are approved for marketing in the United States for the treatment of children with growth hormone deficiencies and growth failure due to renal insufficiency.