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Acthar Gel

corticotropin
Corticotropin is a hormone that is used to treat many different conditions such as multiple sclerosis, psoriatic or rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, severe allergic reactions, breathing disorders, and inflammatory conditions of the eyes. Corticotropin is also used to treat infantile spasms in children younger than 2 years old. Corticotropin can reduce the symptoms of many disorders, but it is Corticotropin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
corticotropin
DRUG TYPE
corticotropin
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You should not use corticotropin if you have a fungal infection, herpes infection of the eyes, uncontrolled high blood pressure, scleroderma, osteoporosis, adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease), a past or present stomach ulcer, congestive heart failure, recent surgery, if you are allergic to pork proteins, or if you are scheduled to receive a vaccine.

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Acthar Gel solution 80 units/mL

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