Active Ingredient(s): Corticotropin, ACTH
FDA Approved: * July 3, 1950
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Neurological Disorders

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 ... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

Dosage List

H.p. Acthar 80 [usp'u]/Ml Intramuscular; Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 63004-8710
Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Acthar 80 [Usp'u]/Ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 63004-8711
Mallinckrodt Ard LLC
Acthar 40 [Usp'u]/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 63004-8712
Mallinckrodt Ard LLC

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