Medicine : Acton Injacthgel

Name:Acton Injacthgel
Manufacturer:Ferring Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Corticotropin
Composition:Corticotropin(60 Iu)
Substitutes:acton prolongatum(60iu) , acton injacthgel

Generic ( Corticotropin )

Typical use Of Corticotropin :For Use As A Diagnostic Agent In The Screening Of Patients Presumed To Have Adrenocortical Insufficiency.
Mechanism of action of Corticotropin :Corticotropin Stimulates The Initial Reaction Involved In The Synthesis Of Adrenal Steroids (including Cortisol, Cortisone, Weak Androgenic Substances, And A Limited Quantity Of Aldosterone) From Cholesterol By Increasing The Quantity Of Cholesterol Within The Mitochondria. Corticotropin Does Not Significantly Increase Serum Cortisol Concentrations In Patients With Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency (Addison's Disease).
Drug Interaction of Corticotropin :Corticotropin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aldesleukin, Aprepitant, Fosaprepitant, Leflunomide, Pyridostigmine, Trastuzumab, Vecuronium. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Corticotropin :None Mentioned.


How Corticotropin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Corticotropin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Corticotropin

No Studies Found