Acthrel

Drug List

Acthrel

Drug Name

Acthrel (Corticorelin ovine triflutate)

Manufactured By

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Corticorelin ovine trifluate is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. Corticorelin ovine trifluate is used as part of a medical test in people with Cushing's syndrome. Cushing syndrome is an endocrine disorder caused by high levels of cortisol (a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland). This medication is also used to help your doctor determine why your body is producing too much of its own cortisol. Corticorelin ovine trifluate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

How To Use

You will receive corticorelin ovine trifluate in a clinic or hospital setting.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.a fast heart rate; a tight feeling in your chest; or if you feel like you need to take deep breaths Less serious side effects may include warmth, redness, or tingly feeling in your face, neck, or ches

Drug Interactions

ell your doctor if you have recently used dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexone, Hexadrol). Dexamethasone can affect the results of your corticorelin test. There may be other drugs that can interact with corticorelin ovine trifluate. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

In Case of Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include chest tightness, fast heart rate, trouble breathing, or severe redness or warmth in your face.

In Case of Missed Dose

Since this medication is usually given as a single dose, you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule.

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