sometimes when you give growth hormone it won’t work so you give IGF because growth is an indirect effect through IGF. some patients don’t have problems with having growth hormones but the receptors might be resistant to GH. growth is modulated by IGF not GH. IGF will bind to receptors in the bone.
what is the treatment of hyper secretion of GH?
octreotide--> act to increase secretion of GHIH
where is the site of drug action for sermorelin?
where is the site of drug action for octreotride?
where is the site of drug action for somatropin?
liver and indirectly growth of peripheral tissue
what is the secretion of prolactin inhibited by?
what is a lactotroph?
a structure that secretes prolactin from the anterior pituitary