Cosyntropin Side Effects
Not all side effects for cosyntropin may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
Applies to cosyntropin: injectable powder for injection, intravenous solution
Cardiovascular side effects have included bradycardia, tachycardia and hypertension.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included rash and slight whealing with splotchy erythema at the injection site.[Ref]
General side effects have included peripheral edema.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have rarely included anaphylaxis.[Ref]
Patients with a preexisting allergic disease and/or a previous reaction to natural ACTH may experience a rare hypersensitivity reaction to cosyntropin.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Cortrosyn (cosyntropin)" Organon, West Orange, NJ.
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