Cortrosyn

What is Cortrosyn?

Tetracosactide (INN (brand names Synacthen, Cortrosyn), also known as tetracosactrin (BAN) and cosyntropin (USAN), and the acetate ester, tetracosactide acetate (JAN) (brand names Cortrosina, Cortrosyn, Nuvacthen, Synacthen), also known as tetracosactrin acetate (BANM), is a synthetic peptide and analogue of adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) which is used clinically as a diagnostic agent.

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I just did an ACTH stimulation test with 250 mcg Cortrosyn one time IV and blood drawn baselne, 30, 60. Now I need to...

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hi sir/madam,ACTH t1/2 is 10min and cortisol about 70 to 120 min.so,you can have overnight low dose dex suppression test on the same day.in our...

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I have symptoms of severe fatigue/lethargy/affecting ADLs, weight gain with no diet or lifestyle changes, generalized pain/malaise, insomnia, fever...

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Hi and thanks for the query,

Interpretation of these results would require that many parameters be taken into consideration. First, you have...

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I just did an ACTH stimulation test with 250 mcg Cortrosyn one time IV and blood drawn baselne, 30, 60. Now I need to...

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I have symptoms of severe fatigue/lethargy/affecting ADLs, weight gain with no diet or lifestyle changes, generalized pain/malaise, insomnia, fever...

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