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Corticotropin

What are Corticotropin?

Corticotropin is a polypeptide hormone, also known as adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), synthesized and stored in the anterior pituitary gland. Large amounts of corticotropin are released in response to any form of stress. Corticotropin stimulates secretion of adrenal cortical hormones (mainly glucocorticoids) from the adrenal gland. It is used to test adrenal function.

List of Corticotropin:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Acthrel (Pro)
generic name: corticorelin
0 reviews
   
5.0
H.P. Acthar Gel (Pro)
generic name: corticotropin
4 reviews
   
4.5
Cortrosyn (Pro)
generic name: cosyntropin
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