Originally Posted by Steven Low
Regardless, since GH is a polypeptide I suppose it's a bit safer than the steroid hormones in regards to side effects and ability to screw up your body. Generally, fat soluble substances tend to exert larger effects on the body, but they tend to have bigger side effects if things get out of whack (see fat soluble vs. non fat soluble vitamins).
If you were going to dope performance, healing, or anti-aging or whatever I'd go with this over any type of cholesterol derived steroids.
I don't know if that's the best logic. Insulin is a polypeptide as well, and both the chronic and acute effect of insulin use can be life threatening.