The primary component of Acthar is adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).1 It works with the body and central nervous system to produce its own natural hormones (such as cortisol, corticosterone, and aldosterone). These natural hormones are believed to impact the inflammatory process.19-21

*While the exact mechanism of action of Acthar is unknown, further investigation is being conducted. The information presented here is based on nonclinical data, and the relationship to clinical benefit is unknown.

The adverse effects of Acthar are related primarily to its steroidogenic effects.

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Step-by-Step Injection Training Guide

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