corticotropin


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Related to corticotropin: corticotropin releasing factor
  • noun

Synonyms for corticotropin

a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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Corticotropin releasing factor (CRF): Studies in alcohol preferring and non-preferring rats.
The company-sponsored pilot study, titled"Repository Corticotropin Injection (H.
ANI ) today announced that it has agreed to acquire the NDAs for purified corticotropin gel and corticotropin zinc hydroxide from Merck (known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada) for $75 million in cash and a percentage of future net sales.
Nemeroff and his associates found significant and persistent elevations of corticotropin in 13 women with early life trauma and current major depression and in 14 women with early life trauma without current depression when they were asked to prepare for a public speech and then perform arithmetic in front of stern-looking judges.
Corticotropin, 40 units/mL and 80 units/mL, NDA #008975
The normal pattern of corticotropin secretion also is disrupted in psychotic depression, notably by e elevations in the overnight period, Dr.
Clinical and analytical evaluation of an immunoradiometric assay for corticotropin.
Gel (repository corticotropin injection) in the remission of proteinuria, or excess protein in the urine, due to nephrotic syndrome (NS) associated with certain rare but serious kidney disorders.
Acthar Gel (repository corticotropin injection), an injectable drug that is approved by the FDA for the treatment of 19 indications.
Originally found only in the area of the brain known as the hypothalamus, it has now been localized in other brain regions, including the pituitary, where it stimulates the secretion of corticotropin and other biologically active substances, and the amygdala, an area that has been implicated in the elevated anxiety, withdrawal, and excessive drinking associated with alcohol dependence.
Under stress, fish release corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), which triggers the pituitary gland to produce more corticotropin.
Acthar([R]) Gel (repository corticotropin injection), an injectable drug indicated for the treatment of exacerbations associated with multiple sclerosis and Doral([R]) (quazepam) that is indicated for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulty in falling asleep, frequent nocturnal awakenings, and/or early morning awakenings.
Acthar[R] Gel (repository corticotropin injection), an injectable drug indicated for the treatment of exacerbations associated with multiple sclerosis and Doral[R] (quazepam) that is indicated for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulty in falling asleep, frequent nocturnal awakenings, and/or early morning awakenings.
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