Cosyntropin

What is Cosyntropin?

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 had a saliva test for adrenal gland function in 2011. This was with naturopathic doctor. Results came back : low cortisol DHEA, zone 7= adrenal fatigue...

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Adrenal function and cortisol

Detailed Answer:
Good day.
Saliva test is to find out cortisol excess, not to find deficiency. If you...

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I have cortislol levels of .09 in the morning what does that mean

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These are lower than normal

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Thanks for your query.

Early morning Cortisol level of 0.09 is lower than normal. But...

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I HAVE BEEN DX'ED WITH SLEEP APNEA AND HAVE BEEN ON A CPAP FOR 2 YEARS NOW. HOWEVER I AM SLEEPING MY LIFE AWAY AND HAVE NO ENERGY WHEN I AM...

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Yes

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I am sorry to learn you are not feeling well.

Indeed there is a test for adrenal insufficiency. It is called...

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