Acthar HP Gel

Active Ingredient(s): Repository Corticotropin
FDA Approved: * October 15, 2010
Pharm Company: * QUESTCOR PHARMA
Category: Neurological Disorders

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Acthar HP Gel Overview

Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH, also adrenocorticotropin, corticotropin) is a polypeptide tropic hormone produced by and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.[1] It is also used as a medication and diagnostic agent. ACTH is an important component of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and is often produced in response to biological stress (along with its precursor corticotropin-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus). Its principal effects are increased production ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrenocorticotropic_hormone

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i have a nefrotic syndrum i have been using it for 5 weeks and i didnt see any result how long does it tack to see results my creatnine is 6.7 now ## Have you consulted your doctor? Acthar gel contains Corticotropin, which is a manmade form of a naturally occurring hormone. However, there is no way to certain of the effectiveness of anything for any given person that uses it, so it may not be the right thing for you to use.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Repository Corticotropin
  • Injection: 25 units/vial, 40 units/vial, 40unit, 75 u/m2, 80 units/ml, 80unit/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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