Answer: B. False. Although dosing of growth hormone for adults was initially adopted from pediatric practice, researchers soon learned that fixed doses were supraphysiological and associated with side effects of AGHD such as joint stiffness, arthralgias, paresthesias, peripheral edema, and myalgias.
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