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Information on how to access Genotropin® (somatropin, rbe) prescribing information and adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of the page.

The Genotropin MiniQuick Device

MiniQuick

The Genotropin MiniQuick contains a single dose of somatropin growth hormone and is a discreet, portable, single use device. It’s small and simple to use, and doesn’t have to be stored in a fridge before the growth hormone is mixed, making it ideal for use when away from home or travelling.

Benefits for patients and healthcare professionals1-3:

  • Pre-filled and disposable
  • Four simple steps ease training and everyday use
  • Safety pen needles with built in needle cover for discreet dose delivery are available

Easy to use

  • Single fixed dose – no dose setting required, reducing risk of incorrect dosing
  • Available in 10 different strengths (0.2 – 2mg)
  • Provides simplicity for the patient, combined with dosage accuracy for the healthcare professional

Precise pre-filled doses

  • Can be stored at or below 25°C by the end user for up to 6 months
  • After reconstitution, can be stored in a refrigerator (2–8°C) for up to 24 hours
  • Packaged in a 7-day supply to simplify therapy

No refrigeration required

  • Young adults going to college or university
  • Patients with learning difficulties
  • Patients who speak a different language
  • Where compliance issues are anticipated
  • Working life involves time away from home
  • Holiday or travel limits access to fridge

Suitable for a range of patients ​​​​​​​

  • Does not contain preservatives

Preservative-free

Storage

Although the Genotropin MiniQuick does not need to be stored in a fridge prior to mixing, patients should be instructed that if the MiniQuick is not going to be used immediately, it must be stored in a fridge and used within a 24 hour period.

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MiniQuick dosing and demonstration

Watch how a child patient takes Genotropin with the Miniquick device

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Starter kits

A choice of personalised starter kits is available to child and adult Genotropin patients to make sure they get off to a good start with their treatment

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References
  1. ​​​​​​​Genotropin Summary of product characteristics. Accessed here 
  2. PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER. GENOTROPIN® 5.3 mg and 12 mg powder and solvent for solution for injection. Accessed here 
  3. Pfizer data on file, Horizon Research & Consulting, 2011. MiniQuick Switch/Preference Study
PP-GEN-GBR-0741. March 2021

The GoQuick

Find out more about the GoQuick device

Visit the GoQuick page

The Pen

Find out more about the Pen device

Visit the Pen page

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