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    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    Information about Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth) uses

    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is used in the treatment of infantile spasms.

    How adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth) works

    Adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth) is similar to the natural hormone produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. It makes the adrenal glands in the body to produce certain natural steroids.

    Common side effects of adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth)

    Weight gain, Glucose intolerance, Fluid retention, Mood changes, Increased appetite, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure

    Available Medicine for Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    No medicine available

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)