EGRIFTA SV™ is a stabilized synthetic analogue of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH)
EGRIFTA SV™ is a newly FDA approved treatment* indicated for the reduction of Hard Belly in HIV-infected adult patients with lipodystrophy.
EGRIFTA SV™ specifically targets Hard Belly.

Mechanism of Action

Overview of the GH/IGF-1 axis1

*A newly approved strength of tesamorelin for injection with the same efficacy and safety of tesamorelin 1 mg/vial. The 2 mg/vial is more concentrated than the 1 mg/vial, and the recommended daily dose is 1.4 mg.

†Also known as excess abdominal fat.

Growth hormone is not approved for the treatment of excess abdominal fat in patients with HIV with lipodystrophy.

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