SKYTROFA® FAQs

Here are some common questions you may have about SKYTROFA. For more information, please see the Prescribing Information and Instructions for Use.

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What is SKYTROFA?

SKYTROFA is a prescription medicine used to treat children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

Who can take SKYTROFA?

SKYTROFA is intended to help children with GHD who are aged 1 year and older and weigh at least 11.5 kg (25.35 lb).

How is the SKYTROFA Auto-Injector different from other devices?

See the innovative features of the Auto-Injector come to life in the step-by-step instruction video.

What if I have questions about using the Auto-Injector?

Once your doctor prescribes your child SKYTROFA, they will also enroll you in the Ascendis Signature Access Program™ (A·S·A·P). Through A·S·A·P, you will receive personalized patient support with a dedicated Nurse Advocate, who will coordinate device training and provide injection assistance.

For any questions, please call 1-844-442-7236.

What happens if I forget to charge my Auto-Injector?

Your Auto-Injector battery light will always let you know when it is time to charge the device. If you forget, it takes only 15 minutes to charge for 1 injection.

After injecting, allow your Auto-Injector to fully charge before using it again. A full charge will last at least 4 weeks when used for 1 injection each week.

Do SKYTROFA cartridges need to be refrigerated?

No, SKYTROFA cartridges do not need to be refrigerated for up to 6 months.* With SKYTROFA, you can conveniently store your child’s medicine at home or when traveling.

* Store SKYTROFA in the original package to protect from light. Do not freeze. SKYTROFA can be stored at room temperature (not to exceed 86°F [30°C]) for up to 6 months. Alternatively, SKYTROFA can be stored under refrigeration at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) until the expiration date. If refrigerated, keep at room temperature for 15 minutes before use. Do not use SKYTROFA beyond the expiration date or 6 months after the date it was first removed from refrigeration (whichever is earlier).
What happens if I forget a dose?

If you miss your dose, SKYTROFA can be taken up to 2 days after your regular injection day.

To avoid missed doses, SKYTROFA can also be taken 2 days before or 2 days after your regularly scheduled injection day. You should always go back to your regular injection day after taking a missed dose.

See the Prescribing Information. To help stick to your schedule, sign up for text reminders.

What if my child needs a different dosage strength?

SKYTROFA is available in 9 dosage strengths. Your doctor can adjust your child’s treatment as they grow and switch to the appropriate cartridge.

How can I get started on SKYTROFA?

Talk with your doctor about once-weekly SKYTROFA. Download our discussion guide to bring to your next visit.

For more information about getting started, click here.

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