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  1. Corticotropin Benefits & Uses
  2. Corticotropin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Corticotropin Side Effects
  4. Corticotropin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Corticotropin with Other Drugs
  6. Corticotropin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Corticotropin
  8. Corticotropin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Corticotropin Benefits & Uses

Corticotropin is used to treat the following -

  1. West syndrome Primary
  2. Multiple Sclerosis Primary
  3. Spondylitis
  4. Polymyositis
  5. Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness Syndrome
  6. Allergy
  7. Erythema Multiforme
  8. Lupus
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  10. Sarcoidosis
  11. Iritis
  12. Uveitis
  13. Johnson-Stevens Disease
  14. Psoriatic arthritis

Corticotropin Dosage & How to Take

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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?

It is not known what effect Corticotropin will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.


Is the use of Corticotropin safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Corticotropin in 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 it's 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?

Corticotropin may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


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, there is no any evidence that Corticotropin is addictive.


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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Corticotropin since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Corticotropin should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Corticotropin is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Corticotropin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Corticotropin

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Corticotropin and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Corticotropin

Information about the interaction of Corticotropin and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 243-244
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