Growth-related disorders

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Growth-related disorders

Thank you for your interest in Norditropin®. We are currently experiencing supply shortages of this medication. We apologize for these difficulties and are committed to resolving this issue as quickly as possible. Please click here for more details.

Your savings and support resource for Norditropin®

You’ve come to the right place to find coverage and cost information, as well as a savings offer that may help lower your out-of-pocket costs.

Your savings and support resource for Norditropin®

You’ve come to the right place to find coverage and cost information, as well as a savings offer that may help lower your out-of-pocket costs.

If you have commercial insurance

Save on your medication

If you have commercial insurance, such as insurance you receive through an employer or purchase yourself, you may be eligible for savings on your Norditropin® medicine.

Request copay savings today.

 

If you have commercial insurance

Check your coverage for Norditropin®

Once prescribed Norditropin®, you will receive a dedicated Case Manager who will be your point of contact. They will work with you and your doctor’s office and provide additional support.

Call 1-888-668-6444 to see if you’re covered.

If you have commercial insurance

Save on your medication

If you have commercial insurance, such as insurance you receive through an employer or purchase yourself, you may be eligible for savings on your Norditropin® medicine.

Request copay savings today.

If you have commercial insurance

Check your coverage for Norditropin®

Once prescribed Norditropin®, you will receive a dedicated Case Manager who will be your point of contact. They will work with you and your doctor’s office and provide additional support.

Call 1-888-668-6444 to see if you're covered.

Our commitment to affordability

At this time no dose strengths of Norditropin® will be available via JumpStart™ until product supply is fully restored.

If you have commercial insurance

Fill in the gaps with JumpStart™

If you’re experiencing a gap or delay in insurance coverage, you may be eligible for JumpStart™—a program that provides a limited supply of free Norditropin® to those who qualify.

Call 1-888-668-6444 to see if you qualify.

If you have no insurance

Get free medication through the Patient Assistance Program (PAP)

Lack of insurance coverage or limited financial means shouldn’t prevent you from getting the treatment you need. If you don’t have adequate insurance coverage, you may qualify to receive Norditropin® free of charge.

Insurance simplified

The insurance process can seem complex, but we’re here to help! Navigating Your Prescription Drug Insurance is a complimentary guide to help you better understand how prescription drug benefits work.

Insurance simplified

The insurance process can seem complex, but we’re here to help! Navigating Your Prescription Drug Insurance is a complimentary guide to help you better understand how prescription drug benefits work.

Safe disposal program

It’s important to properly dispose of your used Novo Nordisk products.

Safe disposal program

It’s important to properly dispose of your used Novo Nordisk products.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Norditropin® if: 

  • you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems
  • you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • you have cancer or other tumors
  • you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®
  • your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
  • you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses)
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What is Norditropin®?

Norditropin® is a prescription medicine that contains human growth hormone and is used to treat:

  • children who are not growing because of low or no growth hormone
  • children who are short (in stature) and who have Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, or were born small (small for gestational age-SGA) and have not caught-up in growth by age 2 to 4 years
  • children who have Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS)
  • children who are not growing who have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)
  • adults who do not make enough growth hormone
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Important Safety Information:

Do not use Norditropin® if:

  • you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems
  • you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • you have cancer or other tumors
  • you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®
  • your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
  • you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses)

Before taking Norditropin®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have had heart or stomach surgery, trauma or serious breathing (respiratory problems)
  • have had a history of problems breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea)
  • have or have had cancer or any tumor
  • have diabetes
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Norditropin® may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Norditropin® works.

How should I use Norditropin®?

  • Use Norditropin® exactly as your health care provider tells you to
  • Do not share your Norditropin® pens and needles with another person even if the needle has been changed. You may give another person an infection or get an infection from them.

What are the possible side effects of Norditropin®?

Norditropin® may cause serious side effects, including:

  • high risk of death in people who have critical illnesses because of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or serious breathing (respiratory) problems
  • high risk of sudden death in children with Prader-Willi syndrome who are severely obese or have breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • increased risk of growth of cancer or a tumor that is already present and increased risk of the return of cancer or a tumor in people who were treated with radiation to the brain or head as children and who developed low growth hormone problems. Contact the healthcare provider if you or your child start to have headaches, or have changes in behavior, changes in vision, or changes in moles, birthmarks, or the color of your skin
  • new or worsening high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or diabetes
  • increase in pressure in the skull (intracranial hypertension). If you or your child has headaches, eye problems, nausea or vomiting, contact the healthcare provider
  • serious allergic reactions. Get medical help right away if you or your child has the following symptoms: swelling of your face, lips, mouth or tongue, trouble breathing, wheezing, severe itching, skin rashes, redness or swelling, dizziness or fainting, fast heartbeat or pounding in your chest, or sweating
  • your body holding too much fluid (fluid retention) such as swelling in the hands and feet, pain in your joints or muscles or nerve problems that cause pain, burning, or tingling in the hands, arms, legs and feet. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of these signs or symptoms of fluid retention.
  • decrease in a hormone called cortisol. Tell your or your child’s healthcare provider if you or your child has darkening of the skin, severe fatigue, dizziness, weakness or weight loss
  • decrease in thyroid hormone levels
  • hip and knee pain or a limp in children (slipped capital femoral epiphysis)
  • worsening of pre-existing curvature of the spine (scoliosis)
  • severe and constant abdominal pain can be a sign of pancreatitis. Tell your or your child’s healthcare provider if you or your child has any new abdominal pain.
  • loss of fat and tissue weakness in the area of skin you inject
  • increase in phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, and parathyroid hormone levels in your blood

The most common side effects of Norditropin® include:

  • injection site reactions and rashes, and headaches

Please click here for Norditropin® Prescribing Information.

Norditropin® is a prescription medication.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Norditropin® if: 

  • you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems
  • you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • you have cancer or other tumors
  • you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®
  • your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
  • you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses)
Scroll to ISI

What is Norditropin®?

Norditropin® is a prescription medicine that contains human growth hormone and is used to treat:

  • children who are not growing because of low or no growth hormone
  • children who are short (in stature) and who have Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, or were born small (small for gestational age-SGA) and have not caught-up in growth by age 2 to 4 years
  • children who have Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS)
  • children who are not growing who have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)
  • adults who do not make enough growth hormone
Scroll to Indication

Important Safety Information:

Do not use Norditropin® if:

  • you have a critical illness caused by certain types of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or breathing (respiratory) problems
  • you are a child with Prader-Willi syndrome who is severely obese or has breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • you have cancer or other tumors
  • you are allergic to somatropin or any of the ingredients in Norditropin®
  • your healthcare provider tells you that you have certain types of eye problems caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy)
  • you are a child with closed bone growth plates (epiphyses)

Before taking Norditropin®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have had heart or stomach surgery, trauma or serious breathing (respiratory problems)
  • have had a history of problems breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea)
  • have or have had cancer or any tumor
  • have diabetes
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Norditropin® may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Norditropin® works.

How should I use Norditropin®?

  • Use Norditropin® exactly as your health care provider tells you to
  • Do not share your Norditropin® pens and needles with another person even if the needle has been changed. You may give another person an infection or get an infection from them.

What are the possible side effects of Norditropin®?

Norditropin® may cause serious side effects, including:

  • high risk of death in people who have critical illnesses because of heart or stomach surgery, trauma or serious breathing (respiratory) problems
  • high risk of sudden death in children with Prader-Willi syndrome who are severely obese or have breathing problems including sleep apnea
  • increased risk of growth of cancer or a tumor that is already present and increased risk of the return of cancer or a tumor in people who were treated with radiation to the brain or head as children and who developed low growth hormone problems. Contact the healthcare provider if you or your child start to have headaches, or have changes in behavior, changes in vision, or changes in moles, birthmarks, or the color of your skin
  • new or worsening high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or diabetes
  • increase in pressure in the skull (intracranial hypertension). If you or your child has headaches, eye problems, nausea or vomiting, contact the healthcare provider
  • serious allergic reactions. Get medical help right away if you or your child has the following symptoms: swelling of your face, lips, mouth or tongue, trouble breathing, wheezing, severe itching, skin rashes, redness or swelling, dizziness or fainting, fast heartbeat or pounding in your chest, or sweating
  • your body holding too much fluid (fluid retention) such as swelling in the hands and feet, pain in your joints or muscles or nerve problems that cause pain, burning, or tingling in the hands, arms, legs and feet. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of these signs or symptoms of fluid retention.
  • decrease in a hormone called cortisol. Tell your or your child’s healthcare provider if you or your child has darkening of the skin, severe fatigue, dizziness, weakness or weight loss
  • decrease in thyroid hormone levels
  • hip and knee pain or a limp in children (slipped capital femoral epiphysis)
  • worsening of pre-existing curvature of the spine (scoliosis)
  • severe and constant abdominal pain can be a sign of pancreatitis. Tell your or your child’s healthcare provider if you or your child has any new abdominal pain.
  • loss of fat and tissue weakness in the area of skin you inject
  • increase in phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, and parathyroid hormone levels in your blood

The most common side effects of Norditropin® include:

  • injection site reactions and rashes, and headaches

Please click here for Norditropin® Prescribing Information.

Norditropin® is a prescription medication.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.