Disease Information for Cosyntropin (Cortrosyn) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 24 ACTH, 1 24 Corticotropin, ACTH (1 24), ACTH 1 24, ACTH A 01 24, ACTH, Synthetic, alpha1 24 Corticotropin, Corticotropin (1 24) Peptide, Corticotropin (1 24) Tetracosapeptide, Cosyntropin, Cosyntropin (substance), COSYNTROPIN PREPARATION, Cosyntropin preparation (product), Cosyntropin preparation (substance), SYN ACTH, Synthetic ACTH, Tetracosactide, Tetracosactin, Tetracosactrin, Tetracosactrin (product), Tetracosactrin (substance), Tetracosapeptide, Brand name/Cortrosyn (Cosyntropin), Brand name/Synthectin (Cosyntropin), Britain-BNF/Tetracosactrin (Tetracosactide), Synonym/ACTH analog/1-24 corticotropin subunit/administration
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose single dose medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Medication/agent diagnostic test/non-therap (ex)
Definition

Synthetic ACTH hormone analog used for testing pituitary adrenal axis; parenteral preparation

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