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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mecasermin

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Mecasermin

Multiple reasons could be selected

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


Stopped taking Mecasermin

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
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
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Mecasermin.