Acthrel

Active Ingredient(s): Corticorelin, Ovine
FDA Approved: * May 23, 1996
Pharm Company: * FERRING
Category: Diagnostic Aid

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



Acthrel Overview

Corticorelin (INN, trade name Xerecept) is a diagnostic agent. It is a synthetic form of human corticotropin-releasing hormone (hCRH).[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Interactions 4 See also 5 References Medical uses The corticorelin stimulation test helps to differentiate between the causes for adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-dependent hypercortisolism. It is used to distinguish a pituitary source of excessive ACTH secretion from a different source. I...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Corticorelin, Ovine
  • Injection: 0.1mg/vial, 100mcg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acthrel: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 55566-0302 Acthrel 100 ug/2ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Corticorelin, Ovine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)




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