ACTH Injection compounded for dogs and cats
ACTH Injection compounded for dogs and cats.
Hormonal Diagnostic Agent compounded for dogs and cats.
ACTH injection compounded for dogs and cats is primarily prescribed to perform an ACTH Stimulation Test which can be helpful in diagnosing Cushing's disease.
NOTE: According to Drug Facts and Comparisons 2011, a dose of 0.25 mg of Cosyntropin is pharmacologically equivalent to 25 units of natural ACTH.
Other Names: Corticotrophin (kor-ti-koe-troe-pin), Acthar®, Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone
ACTH requires a written prescription from a licensed veterinarian.
Specialty Veterinary Pharmacy does not make any claims of efficacy for this medication. These medications are not an FDA approved item, but are compounded in a licensed pharmacy.
SVPMEDS compounds ACTH to meet individual patients' needs using USP <797> guidelines.