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Omnitrope® 15 mg / 1.5 ml solution for injection (somatropin) Batch EL9738: Counterfeit being offered in German packaging

Date 2017.07.18
Active substance somatropin

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) refers to counterfeits of the medicinal product Omnitrope® 15 mg / 1.5 ml solution for injection by the company Sandoz reported in France, Denmark and Mexico. The medicinal product normally contains the active substance somatropin and is a growth hormone used for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency.

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