In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.
In the US, Corticotropin (corticotropin systemic) is a member of the drug class corticotropin and is used to treat Allergies, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Chorioditis, Chorioretinitis, Erythema Mulitforme, Eye Conditions, Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Iridocyclitis, Iritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Keratitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Optic Neuritis, Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis, Serum Sickness, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Ulcerative Colitis, Uveitis and West Syndrome.
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
Anterior pituitary hormone: Adrenocorticotropic hormone, ACTH
- Corticotrophinum (Latin)
- Corticotropin (German)
- Corticotrophine (French)
- Corticotrofina (Spanish)
- Corticotropin (OS: BAN)
- Corticotropine (OS: DCF)
- Adrenocorticotropin (IS)
- Corticotrophin (IS)
- Kortikotropin (IS)
- Corticotropin (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
- Corticotropine (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
- Corticotropinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
- ACTH (veterinary use)
Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
Alina, Pakistan; Armour Pharmaceutical, Kenya
- Adrenomone (veterinary use)
Putney, United States
Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
- H.P. Acthar
Questcor, United States
|BAN||British Approved Name|
|DCF||Dénomination Commune Française|
|Rec.INN||Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)|
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