... more information on Acthar works on this condition?
13 Oct 2009
Please see link below for information regarding use of Acthar in Infantile Spasms.
But please read the information below as well.
Acthar Gel H.P (corticotropin) can reduce the symptoms of many disorders, but it is not considered a cure for these conditions. Corticotropin is also not expected to slow the progress of any disease. It is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the body.
Indications and Usage
Diagnostic testing of adrenocortical function; include diuresis or remission of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome without uremia of the idiopathic type or that caused by lupus erythematosus; treatment of nonsuppurative thyroiditis, hypercalcemia associated with cancer, acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis, tuberculous meningitis when accompanied by antituberculous chemotherapy, trichinosis with neurologic or myocardial involvement, and treatment of glucocorticoid responsive rheumatic, collagenous, dermatologic, allergic, ophthalmic, respiratory, hematologic, neoplastic, and GI diseases.
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