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

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. If ... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Acthrel 100 ug/2ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 55566-0302
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.