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In the US, Corticorelin (corticorelin systemic) is a member of the drug class corticotropin and is used to treat Cushing's Syndrome.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Diagnostic agent

Hypothalamic hormone: Corticotropin releasing hormone, CRH

Chemical Name

H-Ser-Glu-Glu-Pro-Pro-Ile-Ser-Leu-Asp-Leu-tr-Phe-His-Leu-Leu-Arg-Glu-Val-Leu-Glu-Met-Ala-Arg-Ala-Glu-Gin-Leu-Ala-Gin-Gin-Ala-His-Ser-Asn-Arg-Lys-Leu-Met-Glu-Ile-Ile-NH2 (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Corticorelinum (Latin)
  • Corticorelin (German)
  • Corticoréline (French)
  • Corticorelina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • CortiRel
    Meduna, Germany
  • CRF
    Onelink, New Zealand
  • hCRH
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Acthrel
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • CRH Ferring
    Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Stimu-ACTH
    Ferring, France


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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