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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.

GoQuick Dosing Information

The GoQuick is available in two presentations: 5.3mg & 12mg and comes in two different colours. This helps to ensure that patients can quickly identify and check that they have been dispensed the correct dosage.

  • Blue GoQuick Pen: 5.3mg
  • Purple GoQuick Pen: 12.8mg

All GoQuick pens are prepared and used in the same way.

Please refer to the Genotropin Summary of Product Characteristics for information on dosing for different indications. 

Patient demonstration videos

To help reinforce your training, Pfizer UK provides educational videos for patients to watch, giving step-by-step instructions on the use of the GoQuick

These videos can be sent out to new patients as a DVD and as part of their starter pack and can be viewed below.

Watch how a child patient takes Genotropin with the GoQuick pen, with a little help from her mum.

Watch how a teenage patient takes her Genotropin using the GoQuick pen 

Dosing details for 5.3mg* GoQuick Pen​​​​​​​1

The following dosing guide will assist prescribers in determining the correct daily dose for patients using the GoQuick Pen.​​​​​​​

Daily dose (mg)†

Days per cartridge

Final dose in cartridge on last day

0.20

26

0.20

0.25

20

0.20

0.30

17

0.10

0.35

14

0.13

0.40

13

0.40

0.45

11

0.25

0.50

10

0.20

0.55

9

1.25

0.65

8

0.65

0.70

7

0.30

0.85

6

0.10

1.00

5

0.20

1.25

4

0.20

*5.3mg pen contains 5.2mg, plus 0.1mg for use in the priming step.
†The dose displayed on the pen is in 0.1mg increments. Each dash equates to a 0.05mg increase on the previous increment.
Before reconstitution: The GoQuick pen should be stored in a refrigerator at between 2-5°C or for up to 1 month at room temperature (25°C). Protect from light.
After reconstitution: The GoQuick pen should be stored in a refrigerator at between 2-5°C. Protect from light and use within 4 weeks

Dosing details for 12mg* GoQuick Pen1

The following dosing guide will assist prescribers in determining the correct daily dose for patients using the GoQuick Pen.​​​​​​​

Daily dose (mg)†

Days per cartridge

Final dose in cartridge on last day

0.45

26

0.45

0.60

20

0.30

0.75

16

0.45

0.90

13

0.90

1.05

12

0.15

1.20

10

0.90

1.35

9

0.90

1.50

8

1.20

1.80

7

0.90

1.95

6

1.95

2.40

5

2.10

3.00

4

2.70

*12mg pen contains 11.7mg, plus 0.3mg for use in priming step.
†The dose displayed on the pen is in 0.3mg increments. Each dash equates to a 0.15mg increase on the previous increment.
Before reconstitution: The GoQuick pen should be stored in a refrigerator at between 2-5°C or for up to 1 month at room temperature (25°C).  Protect from light.
After reconstitution: The GoQuick pen should be stored in a refrigerator at between 2-5°C. Protect from light and use within 4 weeks.

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