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Drug Name:

CORTROSYN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cosyntropin 0.25mg/mL; pwd for IV or IM inj after reconstitution; preservative-free.

Company:
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CORTROSYN:

For use in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency.

Adults and Children:

Give by IV, IM inj or IV infusion over 4–8hrs. <2yrs: 0.125mg. ≥2yrs: Usual range: 0.25–0.75mg.

Warnings/Precautions:

Patients with raised bilirubin or where plasma contains free hemoglobin: falsely high fluorescence measurements may result. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May accentuate the electrolyte loss associated with diuretics. May exhibit abnormally high plasma cortisol levels if patients taking cortisone, hydrocortisone, spironolactone, estrogens.

Pharmacological Class:

Synthetic ACTH.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypersensitivity reactions (eg, rare, but possible), bradycardia, tachycardia, hypertension, peripheral edema, rash.

How Supplied:

Vials—10

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