Increase height

Hi. I'm 21 and my height is 5'5". I want to increase my height at least 2 inches. Can you suggest medicines for the same? Thank you!
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi, once you're done growing, that's pretty much it. Men grow height-wise until 21 years old, although depending on the person they may experience slight changes until 25. For someone in their later twenties, you're already not producing the regular pulsatile bursts of growth hormone needed to stimulate longitudinal growth, but even if an exogenous source was provided, the growth region of the bone known as the epiphyseal plate has already shut down, so you'd only grow laterally. If you get doses of growth hormone as an adult, you develop a condition known as acromegaly...
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