Mecasermin (Subcutaneous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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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.