What is Mecasermin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Increlex Iplex


Mecasermin is manufactured as a treatment for 'short stature' due to severe primary IGF-1 deficiency (Primary IGFD). Mecasermin is also known as rhIGF-1

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mecasermin

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Mecasermin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Mecasermin


Stopped taking Mecasermin

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Mecasermin.