Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Increlex
  2. Iplex

Descriptions


Mecasermin injection is a man-made version of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) hormone. IGF-1 is produced in the liver and plays an important role in childhood growth. Mecasermin is used to replace IGF-1 in children who are severely lacking it in their bodies.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution