Acthar OverviewAdrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH; also adrenocorticotropin, corticotropin) is a polypeptide tropic hormone produced by and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland. 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 25 units/vial, 40 units/vial, 40unit, 75 u/m2, 80 units/ml, 80unit/ml
NDC Database Records for Acthar: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 63004-8710 H.p. Acthar 80 [usp'u]/Ml Intramuscular; Subcutaneous Injection by Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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