What is Tetracosactide?

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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Thanks for writing in.You have undergone synacthen stimulation test because your BP & basal cortisol were low. Cortisol value > 21after syncthen...

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