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Corticotropin Information

Corticotropin Benefits & Uses

Corticotropin is used to treat the following -

Corticotropin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Corticotropin


Corticotropin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Corticotropin is used -

  1. Fluid retention
  2. Increased appetite
  3. Glucose Intolerance
  4. Weight gain
  5. Increased blood pressure
  6. Behavioural Changes
  7. Mood swings
  8. Swelling
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Fever Mild

Corticotropin Related Warnings

Is the use of Corticotropin safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Corticotropin during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.


Is the use of Corticotropin safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Corticotropin on breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Corticotropin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Corticotropin on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Corticotropin on the Liver?

Corticotropin may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Corticotropin on the Heart?

Use of Corticotropin may be dangerous for heart. Do not use it without doctor advice.


Severe Interaction of Corticotropin with Other Drugs

Corticotropin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Corticotropin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Corticotropin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Peptic Ulcer
  2. Infections
  3. Heart Failure
  4. Diabetes
  5. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  6. Electrolyte Imbalance

Frequently asked Questions about Corticotropin

Is this Corticotropin habit forming or addictive?

No, Corticotropin is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Corticotropin will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Corticotropin only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Corticotropin in mental disorders is not effective.


Corticotropin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Corticotropin

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Corticotropin together with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Corticotropin

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Corticotropin and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 243-244