Active Ingredient(s): Cosyntropin
FDA Approved: * April 22, 1970
Pharm Company: * AMPHASTAR
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".

Cortrosyn Overview

Adrenocorticotropic hormone is used as a medication and as diagnostic agent in the ACTH stimulation test.[1][2]:316,1165[3]:84,271 The form that is purified from pig pituitary glands is known as corticotropin[1][2]:316 is a medication and naturally occurring polypeptide tropic hormone produced and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.[3]:84 The form that is made synthetically is tetracosactide,...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 0.25mg, 0.25mg/ml, 0.25mg/vial
  • Solution: 0.25mg/ml (0.25mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cortrosyn: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0548-5900 Cortrosyn .25 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 50090-4547 Cortrosyn .25 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 52584-050 Cortrosyn .25 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Parenteral Injection, Powder, for Solution by General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc

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