Cortrosyn

DRUG DESCRIPTION

CORTROSYN™ (cosyntropin) for Injection is a sterile Iyophilized powder in vials containing 0.25 mg of CORTROSYN™ (cosyntropin) and 10 mg of mannitol to be reconstituted with 1 mL of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injec-tion, USP. Administration is by intravenous or intramuscular injection. Cosyntropin is ?1 - 24 corticotropin, a synthetic subunit of ACTH. It is an open chain polypeptide containing, from the N terminus, the first 24 of the 39 amino acids of natural ACTH. The sequence of amino acids in the 1 - 24 compound is as follows:

CORTROSYN (cosyntropin) Sequence of Amino Acids - Illustration

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Cortrosyn Consumer (continued)

SIDE EFFECTS: Consult your pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

PRECAUTIONS: Consult your pharmacist.



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