Active Ingredient(s): Corticotropin, ACTH
FDA Approved: * July 3, 1950
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
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 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Corticotropin, ACTH
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Acthar: (1 result)

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  • 63004-8710 H.p. Acthar 80 [usp'u]/Ml Intramuscular; Subcutaneous Injection by Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Corticotropin, ACTH or a similar ingredient: (3 results)