Active Ingredient(s):Metyrapone FDA Approved: * December 4, 1961 Pharm Company: *NOVARTIS Category:Diagnostic Aid
Metyrapone, sold under the brand name Metopirone, is a medication which is used in the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and occasionally in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism).
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Metyrapone can be used in the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency. Metyrapone 30mg/kg, maximum dose 3,000mg, is administered at midnight usually with a snack. The plasma ...
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